Covid 19
Science Tech  /  Published 07.07.22

Covid variant: Cause for concern

Researchers say there is simply not enough information yet to make predictions about whether a BA.2.75 infection would be more or less severe than an infection with previous coronavirus variants....
By Deutsche Welle

India  /  Published 07.07.22

Covid: New sub-variant found in India, says WHO

A new sub-lineage BA.2.75 of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus has been detected in countries like India and the World Health Organisation is following this, Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebr...
By Our Bureau, PTI in United Nations/Geneva

News  /  Published 07.07.22

Schools in Kolkata request parents to mask up, maintain social distance

Several schools are making announcements repeatedly asking parents to wear masks when they come to drop or pick up children and also urging them to maintain distance among themselves at the gate. Ove...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 07.07.22

Tirumala temple head visits Kolkata

The number of visitors to Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple is 2 lakh on Saturdays and Sundays since Covid restrictions were lifted, head of the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams, A.V. Dharma Reddy, said at ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 07.07.22

Bengal: Covid jolts govt into action

A steady rise in Covid-19 patients in Bengal has prompted the state government to direct district officials to enforce safety protocols, including mask-wearing and hand-sanitisation, resume door-to-do...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta


India  /  Published 07.07.22

Booster wait cut

Adults may opt for booster doses of Covid-19 vaccines six months after full immunisation with two doses, the Union health ministry said on Wednesday, announcing a change in the waiting time from the c...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

News  /  Published 06.07.22

Schools in Kolkata mull exam relief for students with Covid

Several schools that have tests going on now are considering giving relaxations to students who have Covid or symptoms of the infection to discourage parents from sending their children to school for ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

Business  /  Published 06.07.22

Services index at 11-yr high

Demand conditions improved as the economy yanks itself out of the torpor of the Covid-19 pandemic, although cost pressures in the service economy remained stubbornly high, the survey said on Tuesday. ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.07.22

Covid: Job seekers duped in Odisha

They made money when Covid-19 claimed lives and robbed thousands of people of their livelihood. The Bureau of Immigration (BOI) has issued look out notices against Bhiku Bisoi and Manikandan, both di...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

West Bengal  /  Published 06.07.22

Covid: Bengal logs 1,973 new cases

Bengal on Tuesday reported 1,973 new Covid-19 infections, 592 recoveries and three deaths. Case positivity rate was 15.93 per cent on a day 12,385 samples were tested. Currently, there are 12,517 ac...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


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