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Peerless Hospital
News  /  Published 17.05.22

Peerless Hospital gets first Covid patient in 2 months

A hospital in Kolkata had a Covid patient admitted after almost two months. Another hospital is having Covid tests coming back positive once in a while. Covid cases are low in Bengal. However, some h...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 07.05.22

Citing costs, hospitals raise rates

Several private hospitals in Kolkata have raised their OPD charges and other rates and many have written to insurance companies to revise their rates because of rising costs. The hospitals said they ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 28.04.22

Eye on fortnight count for Covid surge clue

The daily count of new Covid cases in Bengal has been up and down over the past few days and experts said it might be clear in the next fortnight whether a fresh wave is imminent in the state. In the...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 22.04.22

Bengal Global Business Summit: Investors promise Rs 2,000cr boost to healthcare in Kolkata

Promises of big investments in healthcare in the state, totalling more than Rs 2,000 crore, came on the concluding day of the Bengal Global Business Summit on Thursday. Surgeon Devi Shetty led the pa...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 13.04.22

‘Poor’ response to booster shot in Kolkata healthcare centres

Chandramouli Bhattacharya, an infectious disease specialist at Peerless Hospital, said a large section of the population had started believing that Covid — or at least the worst of it — wa...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

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News  /  Published 11.04.22

1,000 get boosters at 89 jab centres across West Bengal on Day 1

More than 1,000 people aged between 18 and 59 took their booster dose of Covid vaccines at 89 private vaccination centres in Bengal on Sunday. The drive to administer the booster — or the preca...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 09.04.22

Centre nod to booster vaccine for all adults spurs hope for Kolkata hospitals

The hospital is having barely 20 recipients every day on an average. In late February and early March, the KMC had swapped 16,000 doses of Covid vaccines, which were to expire in March, with private ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 06.04.22

Four hospitals in Kolkata decide on zero Covid beds

At least four hospitals in Kolkata have converted all Covid beds into non-Covid ones as no patient with the disease has been admitted for several days. A few other hospitals said one or two persons w...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 22.03.22

Steep surge in Dhaka air fares

On Monday afternoon, the one-way fare from Dhaka to Kolkata for Tuesday was around Rs 25,000. The fare from Kolkata to Dhaka was around Rs 18,000. Airline officials and travel agents said the surge i...
By Sanjay Mandal, Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 12.03.22

Bengal clinical establishment regulatory commission orders hospitals to refund

The state’s clinical establishment regulatory commission on Friday asked Horizon Lifeline to give Rs 5 lakh as compensation to the family of a patient because the hospital had not shared medical...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata


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