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Healthcare Sector
News  /  Published 17.10.21

Dengue patients uptick in Kolkata

At least one hospital in Calcutta has seen a sharp rise in admissions of patients suffering from dengue, forcing it to form a separate ward for their treatment. Woodlands Hospital in Alipore had seve...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.10.21

Covid: Funds for Bengal hospitals

The state health department has sanctioned over Rs 21 crore for equipment  in government-run hospitals to treat children and adults  infected with Covid-19. “The state has allotted Rs...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 15.10.21

Hope of CT scan machine

Tourist hotspot Darjeeling will finally have a CT scan machine. Sources said the state government has floated a tender to select a private partner for the establishment, operation, maintenance and ma...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 15.10.21

530 more Covid infections in Bengal

Bengal on Thursday reported 530 new Covid-19 infections, 601 recoveries and 10 deaths. The total number of active cases, or people being treated for Covid-19, fell by 81 to 7,576 on Mahanavami, the p...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.10.21

Covid: 771 fresh cases in Bengal

Bengal on Wednesday reported 771 Covid-19 cases, 775 recoveries and 11 deaths. The total of active cases fell by 15 to 7,657. Out of the past 18 days, Bengal recorded a rise in the total active case...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

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West Bengal  /  Published 11.10.21

Delhi wants 100cr jab bash

The Union health ministry has asked every state, including Bengal, to send proposals for country-wide celebrations in “a big way” of the 100 crore landmark in the number of total Covid-19 ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 11.10.21

Covid: Active cases rise by 15 in Bengal

The number of active Covid-19 cases shot up again on Sunday with the state logging 760 new infections, 734 recoveries and 15 deaths. This is for the 11th day in the past 15 days that the number of pa...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 04.10.21

Beyond digital: health care

Erroneous diagnoses can be fatal. India’s healthcare system has, for long, suffered from several ailments — poor accessibility and insufficient number of medical personnel are among them &...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 02.10.21

Covid: 708 cases, 13 deaths in Bengal

Bengal’s active Covid-19 cases rose for the third day in the past six days as the state logged 708 infections, 694 recoveries and 13 deaths on Friday. The total of active cases climbed by one t...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.09.21

Covid: Active cases up by 2 in Bengal

Bengal on Tuesday recorded the second rise, in three days, in its active Covid-19 cases after a 97-day streak of fall ended on Sunday. The state’s total number of active cases rose by two to 7,...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta


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