Calcutta  /  Published 19.10.20

Use safe homes, govt to patients

The state government wants more Covid patients —asymptomatic or with mild symptoms and staying at home — to be encouraged to use the safe homes. This will ensure better utilisation of the...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.10.20

Covid: stricter watch on home patients

The Bengal government has asked authorities of the districts as well as Calcutta Municipal Corporation to monitor asymptomatic Covid-19 patients or patients exhibiting mild symptoms in home isolation....
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.09.20

Ranchi group offers free oxygen cylinders

Marwari Sahayak Samiti, a social organisation, has begun an initiative to offer free oxygen cylinders to Covid patients in home quarantine. Suresh Chandra Agarwal, one of the advisers of the samiti, ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.09.20

Now, register online for home isolation

Asymptomatic Covid-19 patients in Jharkhand will now have to register and upload necessary information on a government-run website in order to get permission for home isolation, the health department ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 08.09.20

Family with 2 Covid patients thrashed

An elderly man and his family, including two Covid patients, were beaten up for allegedly refusing to pay goons at Panihati in North 24-Parganas on Monday night. The elderly man’s wife and youn...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Khardah

Calcutta  /  Published 30.08.20

Awareness campaign on home isolation

The health department has launched an initiative to spread awareness about what a Covid-19 patient should do while in home isolation to clear misconceptions and make it easier for doctors to handle su...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.08.20

Doctors for families in isolation

The Indian Medical Association has sent Calcutta police the names of doctors who can be contacted by officers at police stations if families of Covid-19 patients in home isolation need any medical hel...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.08.20

NKDA opens safe house for New Town residents

NKDA also plans to start Rapid Antigen Test at its health dispensary in Action Area III. “We are on the lookout for trained technicians which the health department is unable to provide us,&rdquo...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.08.20

Covid patient takes shelter in CK Market stall

Clad in a printed sari, carrying a black umbrella and a packet with her medical report, the lady was sitting on the pavement with a number of passers-by and commuters waiting close by to board autos a...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

India  /  Published 01.08.20

Bihar daily bulletin for Covid patient kin

The Bihar government on Friday decided to issue daily health bulletins to inform the family members about the status of coronavirus patients amid allegations of poor treatment in various hospitals and...
By Dev Raj in Patna


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