Covid Test
News  /  Published 20.01.22

Kolkatans opt for self-test Covid kits instead of confirmatory RT-PCR test

Self-testing and no-testing are making many Covid patients in Kolkata turn critical in the third wave of the pandemic, doctors have said. This time, the majority of those testing positive for Covid a...
By Sanjay Mandal, Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 09.01.22

Tests yet to begin on borders in north

The number of Covid-19 cases in north Bengal increased in the past 24 hours, but comparatively at a lower rate than the preceding few days. On Saturday, the region logged 986 new cases, which are mar...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

India  /  Published 07.01.22

Another 173 on Italy flight test positive

As many as another 173 international passengers from Italy have tested positive for Covid-19 upon arrival in Punjab. The passengers flew to Amritsar from Rome in an aircraft with 290 people on bo...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Chandigarh

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.01.22

State: Covid symptoms mild

Even as Covid-19 cases are growing rapidly in Jharkhand with four-digit spikes since last the few days, hospitalisations haven't gone up, doctors at private and government hospitals in Ranchi have...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 04.01.22

Covid: Bengal logs 9,073 new cases

West Bengal on Tuesday reported 9,073 fresh Covid-19 infections, an increase of over 49.27 per cent in a single day, with Calcutta accounting for over half of them, the state health department said in...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta


News  /  Published 03.01.22

South Kolkata more affected than north in latest Covid surge

“Slum dwellers make up a large percentage of the Kolkata population. They are hardly undergoing Covid tests, possibly because of the expenditure and hassles involved, and hence a large number of...
By The Plurals News Network

India  /  Published 02.01.22

Covid: Delhi logs over 3K cases

The national capital on Sunday reported 3,194 fresh Covid cases, the highest single-day rise since May 20, and one death while the positivity rate rose to 4.59 per cent, according to data shared by th...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 31.12.21

Covid cases in Kolkata jump by 79 per cent in 24 hrs, KMC to mark out 17 containment zones

He said 80 per cent of the Covid-positive cases were asymptomatic, 17 per cent had mild symptoms, while 3 per cent need hospitalisation according to an analysis of date done by KMC and health experts....
By My Kolkata & PTI in Kolkata

News  /  Published 30.12.21

Covid-19 cases double in Kolkata in 24 hours, Bengal’s positivity rate now 5.47 per cent

It was nearly double the cases reported on Wednesday when 1,089 infections were detected, and more than four times that reported on last Thursday — 516. The state's positivity rate jumped t...
By PTI in Kolkata

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.12.21

Ranchi: Jab camps at picnic spots

The Ranchi district administration is working on plans to conduct random tests and set up vaccination camps at key tourist places in and around the capital ahead of an ex...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Ranchi


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