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Healthcare Sector
Calcutta  /  Published 15.10.20

Clinic tie-up plan to fight Puja surge

The state government has asked private hospitals to tie up with nursing homes so that the bigger healthcare units can create more critical care beds for Covid-19 patients while patients with moderate ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.10.20

Covid: 3,677 cases & 64 deaths in Bengal

Bengal logged the highest number of Covid-19 cases at 3,677 on Wednesday, resetting the maximum daily count for the 11th time in 14 days this month. The state on Wednesday also reported the highest n...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.10.20

Covid: Mamata renews caution plea

Mamata Banerjee yet again urged people on Tuesday against letting the Covid-19 pandemic worsen during Durga Puja, hours before Bengal reported the highest 24-hour spike in new cases at 3,631. The tot...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.10.20

Malda eyes random Covid tests in markets

A steady rise in number of Covid-19 cases in north Bengal district has made senior officials plan random tests at marketplaces. Susanta Roy, the officer on special duty (OSD) for Covid-19 in north Be...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

Calcutta  /  Published 12.10.20

Unrecognised faces behind Covid shields

He has not gone home for five-and-a-half months. A community hall in north Calcutta, not far from his Shyambazar home, has been his address for all these months during the Covid pandemic. The reason ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.10.20

Govt Covid test labs to run during Puja

Covid test centres in all government medical colleges and hospitals in Calcutta will remain operational during Durga Puja. Each will have 14 laboratory technicians working in three shifts under the s...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.10.20

Staff at Midnapore Covid hospital thrashed, 4 youths held

Three youths from Calcutta, part of a larger group of 12, and a Panskura resident, were arrested early on Monday for allegedly thrashing a security guard, a doctor, and other employees of Boroma Multi...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

West Bengal  /  Published 12.10.20

Covid: 600 more beds for Bengal patients

The Mamata Banerjee government has decided to add 600 ICU (intensive care unit) and HDU (high dependency unit) beds to dedicated Covid-19 hospitals across the state in the next few weeks in anticipati...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 11.10.20

Reinfection survey plan

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By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.10.20

61-yr-old pedals 90km to hospital

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By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar


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