Private Hospitals
Calcutta  /  Published 20.04.21

Set up more Covid beds: Govt

The total number of active Covid-19 cases in Bengal rose by 3,780 on Monday, to 53,418. The state recorded 8,426 new infections and logged 4,608 recoveries during the day. While Calcutta recorded 2,21...
By Subhajoy Roy, Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.04.21

Covid: Dhanbad appoints officers to tackle hospital bed crisis

The district administration on Monday appointed magistrates for private hospitals and nodal officers for government run facilities to ensure the availability of beds for Covid-19 patients. Dhanbad De...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Calcutta  /  Published 15.04.21

Covid bed nudge to private hospitals

Private hospitals must further increase the Covid bed count as the number of people getting infected is increasing rapidly, senior state government officials told private healthcare units at a meeting...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.04.21

Data on Covid beds under wraps

A crisis of Covid beds is already being felt in hospitals in the city and adding to the problem is the alleged failure of the state health department to post on its website updated information on avai...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.04.21

Patients turned down by pvt hospitals

The district health department and residents are disappointed with the self-serving role of private hospitals at a time when the Covid-19 active caseload crossed the 350-mark in the district. Covid p...
By Our Correspondent in Bokaro


Calcutta  /  Published 08.04.21

Private units told to add ICU beds

The state government has asked private hospitals to increase the number of critical care beds for Covid patients. Several hospitals said they were willing to increase the ICU bed count in Covid ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.04.21

Vaccine: private hospitals have stocks

JNAC offiials, accompanied by magistrates and police, went around Sakchi and Bistupur markets on Wednesday. Armed with a public address system, they spoke about the new g...
By Kumud Jenamani, Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 06.04.21

Add beds or open satellite units: Govt

The Bengal government on Monday asked private hospitals to increase the Covid bed count or reopen satellite centres they had been running last year for Covid patients, the request triggered by an alar...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.03.21

Covid: Certificate hurdle for out-of-turn vaccine

The state health department on Monday expressed concern that some private healthcare units were administering Covid shots to people not yet eligible for them, in violation of the immunisation rule. A...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 23.03.21

Covaxin at private hospitals

Some private hospitals who were till Monday administering only Covishield to elderly people and those who are between 45 and 59 with comorbidities will administer only Covaxin to those turning up for ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


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