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Healthcare Sector
Calcutta  /  Published 19.08.21

District jab backlog shows in patient data

At several private hospitals in Calcutta, Covid patients from districts outnumber those from the city. Most of the patients from districts, hospital officials said, are unvaccinated. Public health ex...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.08.21

Covid: 547 new cases, 6 deaths in Bengal

Bengal on Tuesday recorded 547 new Covid-19 infections, 637 recoveries and six deaths. The state’s total number of active cases fell by 96 to reach 9,736 on Tuesday, after a 58 straight days of...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.08.21

Covid: 673 cases and 12 deaths in Bengal

Bengal on Sunday completed eight straight weeks — 56 consecutive days — of a fall in the total of active Covid-19 cases as the state reported 673 new infections, 709 recoveries and a dozen...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.08.21

Covid: 705 new cases, 15 deaths in Bengal

Bengal on Saturday reported 705 new Covid-19  infections, 721 recoveries and 15 deaths. The total number of active cases fell by 31 to 10,078 with 55 straight days of a fall in active cases. Ben...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.08.21

Covid under control in Bengal: Mamata

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said the Covid-19 situation in Bengal was under control with daily infections in the range of 600-800 and 3.32 crore people had been inoculated (at least wit...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

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Calcutta  /  Published 12.08.21

Calcuttans pledge to gift organs

A number of Calcuttans have pledged to donate organs after death at an event in City Centre, organised by the Calcutta chapter of Young Indians and partnered by The Telegraph. A kiosk named “Gi...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

India  /  Published 11.08.21

Covid jab administered crosses 52cr: Centre

The cumulative Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has surpassed the 52 crore-mark, the Union health ministry said on Wednesday. India took 85 days to touch the figure of 10 crore. It ...
By PTI, Our Bureau in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 11.08.21

Covid: 639 new cases in Bengal

Bengal on Tuesday logged 639 new Covid-19 infections, 724 recoveries and 12 deaths as the state saw 51 straight days of a slide in its total number of active cases. Active cases in all fell by 97 to ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 10.08.21

Check on booster dose Issue

The national expert committee on Covid-19 vaccination has discussed the issue of giving booster vaccine dose and it is being looked into very deeply, NITI Aayog Member (Health) Dr V.K. Paul said on Tu...
By PTI, Our Bureau in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 09.08.21

Covid: 675 new cases in Bengal

Bengal on Sunday recorded 49 straight days of a fall in the total number of active cases with 675 new infections, 763 recoveries and 12 deaths. In all, Bengal’s active cases fell by 100 to 10,4...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta


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