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Healthcare Sector
West Bengal  /  Published 27.10.20

Eye on weekend Covid count in Bengal

The authorities of Basirhat and Taki municipalities in North 24-Parganas on Tuesday morning started the cleansing of the Ichhamati river following the pollution of water during immersion of idols on D...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.10.20

Lakh witness Ravana in flames

Covid protocol and directives of Calcutta High Court were trampled upon in West Midnapore by around a lakh people and an administration that preferred to remain a bystander as Ravana went up in flames...
By Anshuman Phadikar , Snehamoy Chakraborty in Kharagpur, Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 27.10.20

Random drive to gauge north spread

The state health department has decided to carry random tests across north Bengal from Wednesday to find out the surge, if any, in Covid-19 cases during Puja. Ahead of the festivities, doctors and so...
By Our Correpondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 21.10.20

Staff at Covid hospital strike in Jalpaiguri

Over 50 casual employees of the Covid-19 hospital in Jalpaiguri struck work and held a dharna on the premises on Wednesday demanding immediate payment of their due salaries. Some ancillary services a...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 21.10.20

Covid: Bengal logs highest daily cases and deaths

Bengal on Wednesday reported 4,069 new Covid-19 cases, 64 deaths and 3,596 recoveries, all the three figures the highest for a 24-hour period. This is the 18th time in October that the maximum daily ...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.10.20

Covid test hubs dot highways in Bengal

Around 100 temporary rapid Covid testing centres have come up on national and state highways in Bengal to check if drivers and passengers entering the state are carriers of the pathogen. Sources said...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 20.10.20

4,029 new Covid cases and 3,382 recoveries

Bengal on Tuesday reported a spike in Covid-19 cases by over 4,000, which took the total number of active patients past 35,000, both for the first time. The state logged 3,382 recoveries, also the hi...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 19.10.20

Post-Covid: clinic for recovery

Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals on Monday launched a clinic for people who have recovered from Covid-19, many of whom are suffering from complications such as lung fibrosis, heart ailments, neurological p...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 19.10.20

Use safe homes, govt to patients

The state government wants more Covid patients —asymptomatic or with mild symptoms and staying at home — to be encouraged to use the safe homes. This will ensure better utilisation of the...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 19.10.20

Nurse exodus hits hospitals

A fresh round of exodus of nurses from private hospitals could slam the brakes on plans to ramp up Covid beds ahead of the festival season. At least 40 nurses have resigned from Peerless Hospital in ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


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