World  /  Published 10.12.20

For John, isolation had a silver lining

Could there possibly be an upside to the long, stressful periods of isolation that so many people have endured during the pandemic lockdown of 2020? When we emerge, will we see the world in a new way?...
By Barbara Graustark in New York

West Bengal  /  Published 02.11.20

Covid: change in care policy

By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 31.10.20

Councillor appeals to keep off crackers

An outgoing Calcutta Municipal Corporation councillor has in a Facebook post requested people to not burst firecrackers this Diwali, citing the threat posed by “poisonous gas” to Covid-19 ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.10.20

During home isolation, timely call to doctor is a must

Many Covid patients in home isolation ignore initial signs of complications and react only when the condition turns severe, doctors involved in Covid treatment in Calcutta have said. Patients should ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 20.10.20

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 08.10.20

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 09.09.20

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 31.08.20

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


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