Healthcare Sector
Calcutta  /  Published 26.07.21

Changing profiles of Covid and corporate healthcare

◙ Doctors, healthcare workers and corporate hospitals have all contributed significantly during this crisis. They have kept the hopes alive even at times of extreme despair ◙ Transparen...
By Gautam Mukhopadhyay

West Bengal  /  Published 24.07.21

Covid: 842 new infections in Bengal

Bengal on Friday logged 942 Covid-19 recoveries, 842 infections and 16 deaths, recording a drop in its total of active cases for the 33rd consecutive day. The total of active cases fell by 116 to 12,...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 23.07.21

Cataract removed from two-month old

A two-month-old girl underwent surgery to remove cataract from both eyes at a clinic of a city hospital last week. The baby, who was born with the cataract, is able to see now, said doctors who treat...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.07.21

Covid recovery rate in Bengal now 98%

Bengal on Wednesday achieved a significant Covid-19 management landmark of reaching a 98 per cent recovery rate, fairly ahead of the national rate of 97.32 per cent, as the state logged 981 recoveries...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

World  /  Published 20.07.21

SARS-related virus found In UK's Horseshoe Bats

A coronavirus related to the virus that causes Covid-19 in humans has been found in UK horseshoe bats, thereby marking the first time a sarbecovirus (SARS-related coronavirus) has been found in a hors...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi


India  /  Published 20.07.21

No shortage of Covid vaccines: Govt

There has been no shortage of Covid vaccines and the government has been providing free supply of vaccines to states and union territories for inoculating prioritised beneficiaries, Rajya Sabha was in...
By PTI, Our Bureau in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 19.07.21

Dose boost for vaccine outreach

Several private hospitals that had stopped or curtailed outreach Covid vaccination camps because of shortage of doses are planning to resume or scale up the drive after receiving fresh stocks.  ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 19.07.21

Double-dose rider for NIT scholars’ return

NIT Durgapur has asked the project and research scholars to return to the institute after giving an undertaking that they have taken both doses of a Covid vaccine.  The undertaking must also con...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 18.07.21

Covid: 899 new cases, 8 deaths in Bengal

Bengal on Saturday reported the 27th consecutive day of a drop in its total number of active Covid-19 cases. Active cases fell by 151 on Saturday to reach 13,333. The state reported 1,042 recoveries...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.07.21

Covid: 882 cases, 10 deaths in Bengal

Bengal on Friday reported the 26th consecutive day of a drop in total active Covid-19 cases as the state logged 1,025 recoveries, 882 infections and 10 deaths. Friday was the 12th consecutive day of ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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