India  /  Published 17.09.20

Cannot call us 'warriors' when you don't care to count deaths: doctors

By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 17.09.20

Centenarian beats Covid in Assam

Her age may have posed a challenge but 100-year-old Mai Handique’s battle against Covid-19 was won by her positivity, doctors said on Thursday. Handique, Assam’s oldest Covid-19 patient, ...
By PTI in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 16.09.20

Bengal logs 3,237 cases and 61 deaths

Bengal on Wednesday logged 3,237 new Covid-19 cases, 2,971 recoveries and 61 deaths. With this, Bengal went past 2.12 lakh cases, since the first was detected on March 17, of which over 1.84 lakh are...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 14.09.20

Covid healthcare: Find the source of the pain

Last week, the Nagpur Municipal Corporation invited paramedics and doctors to join its Covid care centres. Offer: a short-term contract with good remuneration. Nagpur is not the only district desperat...
By Jaideep Hardikar in

India  /  Published 14.09.20

Oxygen: spike audit ordered

The Centre on Monday ordered oxygen audits and expedited licenses for medical oxygen manufacturers after a near three-fold increase in the demand for oxygen-supported beds for coronavirus disease pati...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.09.20

Pandemic: stillbirths jump

Jay Pratap Singh, Uttar Pradesh’s health minister, said state health facilities were “fully working” again after the strict lockdown initially affected all medical services. He told...
By Reuters in Lucknow

West Bengal  /  Published 13.09.20

Bengal: the best on call

The Bengal government has decided to make available the best doctors at its disposal for treatment of novel coronavirus patients by tagging tertiary healthcare institutes with the dedicated Covid-19 h...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.09.20

Three Bengal MPs test Covid positive

Three Bengal MPs —Shanta Chhetri, a Trinamul Congress Rajya Sabha member, Sukanta Majumdar (Balurghat) and Jayanta Roy (Jalpaiguri), both of the BJP —tested positive for Covid-19 on Sunday...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.09.20

Bengal: MLA among new cases

Trinamul’s Pandaveswar MLA Jitendra Tiwari on Saturday tested positive for Covid-19, along with two of his aides, to become part of the 3,161 new cases detected in the 24-hour window till Saturd...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.09.20

Covid: 3,112 new cases in Bengal

Bengal reported 3,112 new Covid cases on Thursday. The state also reported 41 deaths, the lowest daily toll in weeks, and 3,035 recoveries. Of the deaths, five were from Calcutta and 10 from North 24...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta


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