North Bengal Medical College And Hospital
West Bengal  /  Published 20.07.20

Rising infections extend lockdown in North Bengal

Senior administrative officials posted in at least three districts of north Bengal announced an extension of the ongoing lockdown for up to a week from Monday in the wake of a steady spike in Covid-19...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 14.06.20

Spike in cases spurs extra bed plan in north

The number of coronavirus cases continued to climb across north Bengal on Sunday, prompting health officials to make arrangements for more beds at Covid-19 hospitals.According to sources in the Bengal...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 11.06.20

Open test hubs, Tea Board urged

Tea industry representatives have requested the Tea Board of India to set up Covid-19 testing centres in the Dooars belt.Tea Association of India secretary (the Dooars branch) R.A. Sharma said they wa...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 07.06.20

Curbs on non-Covid-19 patients

The North Bengal Medical College & Hospital will admit non-Covid-19 patients but in a restricted manner for some time as around 100 doctors, paramedics and nursing staff are currently quarantined ...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 02.06.20

Doctors get Covid-19 in Siliguri

Four doctors at the North Bengal College and Hospital and an equal number of paramedics and a health worker at Chhang’s Super-Specialty Hospital, the private nursing home that was converted into a C...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 31.05.20

Labs earn praise for high number of tests

Laboratories to check Covid-19 swabs in Siliguri and Malda have been lauded for huge number of daily tests they conduct, but both the facilities have backlog of samples because of vast areas they cate...
By TT Bureau in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 30.05.20

Bista in north test push

Darjeeling MP Raju Bista of the BJP has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on “the urgent need to start move Covid testing laboratories” in north Bengal.Bista arrived in his constituency on t...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 30.05.20

Infected youth in forest ride to hospital

A 24-year-old youth travelled through forests and tea estates of the Dooars on a motorcycle on Friday to reach a designated Covid hospital here after he tested positive for the novel coronavirus, deci...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 14.05.20

8 dead, 87 new cases, 66 released

The Bengal government on Thursday reported 87 fresh Covid-19 cases over the past 24 hours, eight deaths directly from the pathogen and the hospital discharge of 66 persons that lifted the recovery rat...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.05.20

Migrants ferried to Assam border in ambulances

A group of migrant workers who had been walking to Assam from Siliguri was provided with ambulances to reach the border by medical officials of Alipurduar 1 block on Monday night.Bhaskar Sen, the bloc...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar


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