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News  /  Published 05.05.22

Hospitals in Kolkata saddled with Covid medicines of no use

Many hospitals in Kolkata are left with huge stocks of monoclonal antibody cocktail therapy drugs for Covid and personal protective equipment (PPE) suits, which are of little use now. The cocktail of...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

India  /  Published 17.08.21

Covid gear for 42,000 Sahiyas of state

Over 42,000 Sahiyas in Jharkhand are being provided protective gear, including PPE kits, oximeters, face shields and thermal scanners, to prevent coronavirus infections among the frontline workers who...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 22.04.21

Covid body mix-up in Uttar Pradesh

The body of Mohammad Nasir, a Covid victim in Uttar Pradesh’s Moradabad, reached a crematorium on Wednesday while that of another coronavirus patient, Ram Prasad, was carried to a graveyard, the...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

West Bengal  /  Published 10.02.21

Burglars wear PPE to up their game

Burglars wearing PPE, the protective kit worn by healthcare workers during the pandemic, struck a shop in Jalpaiguri town on Tuesday. Town resident Kanan Sarkar, who owns a fertiliser shop in Gomosta...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

Calcutta  /  Published 07.10.20

Calcutta Medical college asks for more doctors

The Calcutta Medical College and Hospital is “facing an acute shortage of doctors” as many of them have tested positive for Covid-19, the principal has written to the health department, se...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


India  /  Published 15.09.20

IAS officers appear for PPE kits probe

The total number of corona positive cases in the state has reached 1,55,005 with detection of 4,198 new fresh cases in the state on Monday. According to the government press release, Khurda district r...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Calcutta  /  Published 05.09.20

Aerobridge turns PPE changing room

Two aerobridges at the airport had to be closed for more than half an hour on Wednesday because a number of passengers who had arrived on flights from other cities discarded face shields and PPE packe...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.08.20

Hospitals: 4 face refund order

The state clinical establishment regulatory commission has asked four hospitals to return various sums that it feels the hospitals had wrongfully taken from Covid-19 patients, the chairperson of the p...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.08.20

NKDA opens safe house for New Town residents

A safe house exclusively for the residents of New Town is ready to start operation. It will house Covid-positive patients who do not have severe symptoms. The facility, operated by New Town Kolkata De...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

India  /  Published 01.08.20

Bihar daily bulletin for Covid patient kin

The Bihar government on Friday decided to issue daily health bulletins to inform the family members about the status of coronavirus patients amid allegations of poor treatment in various hospitals and...
By Dev Raj in Patna


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