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India  /  Published 14.09.20

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 04.09.20

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 28.08.20

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 06.08.20

NKDA opens safe house for New Town residents

NKDA also plans to start Rapid Antigen Test at its health dispensary in Action Area III. “We are on the lookout for trained technicians which the health department is unable to provide us,&rdquo...
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

Opinion  /  Published 31.07.20

Waste land: Disposing bio-medical trash

One false move can foil grand stratagems, especially in the battle against a deadly virus. Since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, governments and healthcare organizations have directed their attent...
By The Editorial Board in

Calcutta  /  Published 31.07.20

NKDA starts walk-in Covid test at New Town fair ground

New Town Kolkata Development Authority (NKDA) has started walk-in sample collection at the New Town Mela Ground. “We are giving space to anyone who wants to put up a collection stall at the ven...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

India  /  Published 24.07.20

Central Pollution Board prunes Covid waste list

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has in its latest guidelines stated that food leftovers and other solid waste of Covid-19 patients should no longer be treated as biomedical waste and should...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 23.07.20

Hospital agrees to return 76% of PPE bill

A private hospital in the city has promised to return to the family of a Covid-19 patient as much as 76 per cent of the amount charged as “non-medical expenses” that are usually incurred o...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.07.20

Covid insurance hits wall

An association of private hospitals in Calcutta has said it would not accept the Covid-19 treatment packages proposed by the General Insurance Council, an association of insurers, contending that the ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


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