Medical Check Up
Calcutta  /  Published 07.10.20

Free medical test for wrong report

The health-care regulatory commission has asked private hospitals and diagnostic laboratories to “offer free of cost repeat test at the earliest” if a doctor suspects errors in the first r...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.08.20

Neighbours seek proof of cure

“Dear All, This is to inform you that… and family is out of quarantine.” This was the message sent on Thursday to residents of a housing complex in south Calcutta by its welfare as...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

India  /  Published 15.07.20

Bengal among states testing less, says Centre

Bengal is among 13 states or Union territories performing less than 140 coronavirus disease tests per day per million population, a threshold set by the World Health Organisation for “comprehens...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.05.20

7+7 quarantine for fliers from abroad

All international travellers arriving in India would need to undergo mandatory quarantine for seven days in a paid facility at their own cost followed by seven more days under home isolation, the Unio...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.05.20

Tests to double by mid-June in Jharkhand

The state health department is looking at a 100 per cent increase in sample testing capacity by mid-June with Jharkhand seeing a spurt in Covid-19 cases from May onward with the arrival of migrants.Pr...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 20.04.20

Assam ready for rapid testing

Assam is set to launch rapid testing for detection of Covid-19 cases from Wednesday with the 9,600 Chinese kits sent by Delhi.The rapid test kits will substantially cut down the testing time from six ...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

India  /  Published 14.04.20

PM sets fresh date, details to follow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday extended the countrywide coronavirus-induced lockdown by another 19 days till May 3 and said conditional relaxations would be considered only after April 20 bas...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.04.20

Small steps important: Abhijit Banerjee

Economist Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee, heading the global advisory board to counsel chief minister Mamata Banerjee regarding Bengal’s Covid-19 response, over a videoconference on Tuesday conveyed a few...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

India  /  Published 01.04.20

‘Humane’ treatment of migrants: Centre

The health ministry on Wednesday asked the states to “understand the issues of migrant workers” and provide them food, shelter and psychosocial support, the advisory coming a week into the lockdow...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.04.20

Find mild cases, scientists urge govt

Scientists on Wednesday asked the Indian government to use the remainder of the 21-day nationwide lockdown to find as many mild and asymptomatic coronavirus patients as possible, cautioning that witho...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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