Healthcare Sector
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

By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.10.20

61-yr-old pedals 90km to hospital

By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

West Bengal  /  Published 08.10.20

Bengal records 3,526 new Covid cases

Bengal logged more than 3,500 new Covid-19 cases for the first time on Thursday as 3,526 patients were found during a 24-hour period till 9am. The total caseload has gone past 2.84 lakh, including ov...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 08.10.20

Keep satellite units open: Govt

The state government has requested private hospitals not to shut their satellite facilities for Covid patients ahead of the festive season, which many fear may see a spike in positive cases, even if t...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.10.20

Free medical test for wrong report

The health-care regulatory commission has asked private hospitals and diagnostic laboratories to “offer free of cost repeat test at the earliest” if a doctor suspects errors in the first r...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.10.20

Calcutta hospitals prepare for rush

Private hospitals are recruiting medical officers, increasing critical-care beds, renewing contracts with hotels for satellite treatment centres, and tying up with ambulances, apprehending a surge in ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.10.20

2 kids face hospital refusals in Calcutta

Two children, a five-year-old who had swallowed a whistle and a one-year-old who had peanut pieces stuck in his trachea, were allegedly denied treatment by several government hospitals before being re...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


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