Infectious Diseases And Beleghata General Hospital
West Bengal  /  Published 26.03.20

Stay and transport for health workers

The health department will arrange transportation and accommodation for health professionals in government hospitals that are treating coronavirus patients so the service is not disrupted, officials i...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.03.20

Harass over health hazard fear

Two essential service providers have complained that they are being harassed in their neighbourhoods for doing their job during the coronavirus outbreak.A nurse at the Infectious Diseases and Beleghat...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.03.20

Second coronavirus patient in Calcutta

A 22-year-old youth who studies in the UK became the second Calcuttan to test positive for Covid-19, the state government said on Friday.The youth, a resident of a south Calcutta housing complex, had ...
By Subhajoy Roy and Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.04.20

Fever clinics with queue management

Fever clinics will be set up at government hospitals, where patients turning up with Covid-19 symptoms will be identified even before they get to meet a doctor and made to stand in a separate queue.â...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.04.20

1,425 beds for Covid-19

The four Covid-19 hospitals in the city will have a total of 1,425 beds, the state health department has announced.The New Town campus of Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute (CNCI), MR Bangur Hospi...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 04.04.20

4 released from Beleghata hospital on Saturday

Bengal’s health department has started identifying potential clusters or hotspots of Covid-19 cases, chief secretary Rajiva Sinha said at a news conference on Saturday.“We have started work to ide...
By Subhajoy Roy and Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 03.04.20

MR Bangur for corona: CM

MR Bangur Hospital in Tollygunge will be converted into a specialised hospital for treatment of coronavirus patients, chief minister Mamata Banerjee said on Friday.“Existing patients of the hospital...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.03.20

First patient negative, another test in 48 hours

The first Covid-19 patient of Bengal tested negative in a repeat test on Sunday, state health department officials said.The 18-year-old student, who had tested positive for the first time two days aft...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.03.20

442 on patient contact list

The state health department has prepared a list of least 442 people who have come in close contact with the 66-year-old Calcuttan who tested positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday.The man, who is in a cri...
By Subhajoy Roy and Anshuman Phadikar in Calcutta


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