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Calcutta  /  Published 15.08.20

Nudge for oxygen

The health department has told hospitals and the authorities managing “safe homes” to ensure adequate supply of oxygen, officials said. At the state-run MR Bangur Hospital in Tollygunge, ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 15.08.20

Covid: moms can breastfeed

The Covid-19 pandemic has led to fear that breastfeeding mothers “might transmit” the virus to newborns, said doctors. The doctors asserted that the fear was unfounded and mothers who hav...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 15.08.20

Prized areas on containment zone list

Several areas in Ballygunge feature on the latest list of Covid containment zones published on Friday.  Among the new additions are Queen’s Park, Rowland Road and Ballygunge Circular Road....
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 15.08.20

Insurance bias: Get treated at home

Many Covid-19 patients with mild symptoms and admitted to private hospitals or satellite facilities are having their cashless insurance claims rejected because the insurance companies think they could...
By Sanjay Mandal

West Bengal  /  Published 15.08.20

3,035 new Covid cases in Bengal

Bengal on Friday logged highest number of daily Covid-19 cases and tests at 3,035 and 31,317, respectively, as the total tally of patients went past 1.1 lakh, of whom over 81,000 had recovered and 2,3...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

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Jharkhand  /  Published 14.08.20

Ranchi's Covid tally close to 4000

The Covid tally in Ranchi drew close to 4000 on Thursday as 629 people, including 78 from the capital testing positive for the virus in 24 hours, government data revealed.  A bulletin ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 13.08.20

Covid: highest one-day spike

With a record single-day increase of 66,999 cases, India's Covid-19 tally mounted to 23,96,637 on Thursday, while the number of patients who have recovered from the disease surged to 16,95,982, pu...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta, New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.08.20

Jharkhand: highest recoveries in a day

Jharkhand on Wednesday reported highest number of Covid recoveries in a day so far as over 1500 patients were discharged from hospital after testing negative for the viral infection and showing no sym...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 13.08.20

Fixed business hours for Burdwan shops

The East Burdwan district administration has ordered a staggered opening of shops and markets in Burdwan and Memari municipal areas to arrest the spike in Covid-19 cases in the district. East Burdwan...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 13.08.20

2,936 new Covid cases and 54 deaths

Bengal on Wednesday reported 2,936 new Covid-19 cases and 54 deaths from the disease, besides 2,725 recoveries and 27,712 tests. The total number of patients in the state went past 1.04 lakh, of whic...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta


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