Covid 19
India  /  Published 01.08.22

Viral video: Bihar minister hails PM

Bihar minister Ram Surat Rai, a BJP leader, is in the spotlight for his effusive praise of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. A purported video has gone viral on so...
By PTI in Patna

India  /  Published 01.08.22

Covid: 16,464 new cases, 24 deaths

India added 16,464 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 4,40,36,275, while the active cases increased to 1,43,989, according to the Union Health Ministry data up...
By PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 01.08.22

Covid death ex gratia for 5,400 families in Kolkata

The families of over 5,400 people from Kolkata who died of Covid since the pandemic struck in March 2020 have been compensated so far, an official of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) said. The...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 01.08.22

Dual role for six primary health centres in New Town

Six primary health care centres spread across all three action areas of New Town will start functioning both as Covid-19 testing centres and vaccination points from Monday.  While one such centr...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

Opinion  /  Published 01.08.22

Hidden plan

Monkeypox is very unpleasant and it spreads very fast, but it’s not a real killer: 16,000 cases in 75 countries in just a couple of months is impressive, but there have been less than 10 deaths....
By Gwynne Dyer


West Bengal  /  Published 01.08.22

Student feared drowned

Bengal on Sunday logged 1,011 new Covid-19 infections, 2,389 recoveries and seven deaths. The state now has 15,314 active cases, including 290 in hospitals, according to the bulletin. Recovery rate w...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

India  /  Published 31.07.22

Monkeypox: Physical contact can be spreader

Monkeypox can spread from close physical contact regardless of sexual orientation or race and scapegoating or demonising the entire LGBTQ community as 'spreaders' will be a repeat of the mista...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 31.07.22

Bengal logs 1,113 Covid cases, seven deaths

Bengal on Saturday reported 1,113 new Covid-19 infections, 2,410 recoveries and seven deaths. Currently, there are 16, 699 active cases in the state, including 16,229 in home isolation and 430 in hos...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

World  /  Published 31.07.22

Joe Biden tests Covid-19 positive again

President Joe Biden has tested positive again for Covid-19, the White House said on Saturday. His physician, Dr Kevin O'Connor, said he's not experiencing any symptoms, but that he will i...
By Agencies

West Bengal  /  Published 30.07.22

7 Covid deaths, 1,113 fresh cases

West Bengal's Covid-19 toll rose to 21,359 with seven more deaths reported in the state in the last 24 hours, the health department said on Saturday. A total of 1,113 fresh cases of the contagion...
By PTI in Kolkata


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