Quarantine Camps
India  /  Published 27.07.20

Odisha Covid-19 cases cross 25,000

The number of corona positive patients in Odisha stood at 25,389 on Sunday with 1,376 fresh cases being reported from across the state during the past 24 hours. What is of concern to the government i...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

West Bengal  /  Published 26.07.20

Theft as a side-effect of quarantine

A school at a village in East Midnapore discovered an unusual side-effect of the coronavirus.  The building of Maitana Girls’ High School in the district’s Ramnagar block, which was ...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Contai

West Bengal  /  Published 17.07.20

Cremation: CM cites people's hurdle

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday highlighted the problems stemming from people’s resistance to the Covid-19 dead being cremated in their neighbourhoods, saying Calcutta was left with j...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.07.20

On way to quarantine centres without a fuss

An evacuation flight from Dubai landed in Calcutta on Sunday evening with 174 people. Of the evacuees, 70 have opted for paid quarantine at hotels, said officials. Nine have been exempt from institut...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.05.20

Government staff burdened with influx

Hundreds of government officials, doctors, health department employees and police officers had to work overnight at various railway stations in south Bengal after around two dozen trains carrying tho...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)


Calcutta  /  Published 26.05.20

Quarantine hub at Calcutta airport

A portion of the city airport’s old domestic terminal has been converted into a Covid-19 quarantine centre with around 400 beds.The beds have been placed in the erstwhile arrival area on the ground ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 26.05.20

Storm damages quarantine centre, 9 injured

A key screening-cum-quarantine centre near Chagolia checkgate, on the Assam-Bengal boundary, was damaged by storm on Tuesday, injuring nine. The day also saw Covid cases rise to 616 in the state, a ri...
By Mukesh Kumar Singh in Dhubri

West Bengal  /  Published 14.06.20

Crash kills ambulance driver, Covid-19 patient

A youth who had tested positive for Covid-19 at a quarantine centre in East Midnapore’s Kolaghat was killed and a 21-year-old patient from a quarantine centre in Gopalnagar suffered serious injuries...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Panskura

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.06.20

Man jumps quarantine to meet family

The family members of a migrant worker who jumped institutional quarantine to meet his family at Saram in Jharkhand after his arrival from Mumbai, have been quarantined after he tested positive.Five h...
By Our Special Correspondent in Dhanbad

India  /  Published 11.06.20

Sikkim opts for paid quarantine after June 18

The Sikkim government will shut most of its 60-odd free quarantine centres in all four districts from June 18. Those entering Sikkim after June 18 will still have to undergo the mandatory 14-day quara...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok


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