Covid Vaccine
Calcutta  /  Published 13.04.21

Covid: Jab drive trips on supply shortfall

Covid vaccination could not be done at several centres in the city on Monday and many more had to briefly suspend inoculation or stop administering jabs before the scheduled time because of shortage o...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.04.21

Bengal: too few doses on way

The number of active Covid cases in Bengal rose by 2,615 to 23,981 on Sunday. The state recorded 4,398 new infections and 1,773 recoveries during the day. ...
By Subhajoy Roy, Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 08.04.21

Bengal needs vaccine doses

While pressing for additional supplies of vaccines, the state has said that Bengal has been witnessing a spike in Covid cases, officials said. The number could rise more sharply because of the ongoing...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 08.04.21

Jabs at office from Sunday

A workplace with at least 100 employees willing to get vaccinated and three rooms to spare will be able to organise a Covid vaccination camp on its premises from Sunday, a guideline issued by the Cent...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.04.21

Vaccine: Bengal mulls taking jab to doorstep

The state government is considering taking the Covid-19 vaccination drive to big housing complexes and corporate houses so that more people can be inoculated against the disease that is spreading much...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 05.04.21

Low turnout for vaccine on Sunday

Most hospitals and civic clinics in Calcutta and Salt Lake recorded a low turnout on the first Sunday of Covid-19 vaccination, officials said. Some hospitals and health officials cited lack of awaren...
By Subhajoy Roy, Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 03.04.21

Jabs in 120 wards from mid-April

The Calcutta Municipal Corporation will begin Covid-19 vaccination at 120 ward health clinics from mid-April, up from 80 clinics where jabs are being given now. The civic body has also targeted expan...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 01.04.21

Offices, complexes make jab bookings

Corporate houses and welfare associations of housing complexes are approaching private hospitals to vaccinate their employees and residents who are 45 or above against Covid-19.  From Thursday, ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

World  /  Published 19.03.21

Boris Johnson to get AstraZeneca jab

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will receive the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine to protect against COVID-19 on Friday, even as many European countries who had paused its use amid some blood clot fears beg...
By Aditi Khanna in London

India  /  Published 19.03.21

'Not everyone will need vaccine'

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday said the COVID-19 vaccination drive will be extended in the coming days and asserted that there should not be any misconceptions about the two Indian vacc...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi


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