North East  /  Published 05.04.20

26 Covid-19 cases in Assam

Covid-19 cases in Assam shot up to 26 after one more positive case was detected in Cachar district on Saturday night, the second case in Barak Valley. The person was found to have attended the Nizamud...
By Pranjal Baruah and Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

India  /  Published 04.04.20

Measures to contain large outbreaks

As India’s coronavirus count crossed 3,000 on Saturday, the Union health ministry outlined measures to be implemented by the districts and the states to prevent large outbreaks or multiple clusters ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.05.20

Lab technicians protest at RIMS

Around 50 laboratory technicians of Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), who perform a crucial role in pathological examinations in the fight against Covid-19, remained off duty and staged a...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 01.05.20

What to do when a patient tests positive for Covid-19

Panic sets in at healthcare facilities every time a patient admitted for some other disease tests positive for Covid-19.The Union health ministry’s guidelines on what to do are clear, though.The gui...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.04.20

Contacts can stay home if spacious: CM

People who have come in contact with a Covid-19 patient but have enough space at home to remain isolated from others can stay quarantined at home and will not be shifted to government-run quarantine f...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta


Cricket  /  Published 03.06.20

West Indies trio opt out

West Indies named a 14-man squad for next month’s proposed three-Test series in England, with three players refusing to travel owing to the coronavirus outbreak, the cricket board said on Wednesday....
By TT Bureau & Agencies in Calcutta

India  /  Published 03.06.20

Bihar's latest scam: school quarantine

Kamta Prasad, headmaster of a government higher secondary school at Dhobghat in Jamui district of Bihar, was feeling relieved after an anxious week. Then he got the shock of his life.It was May 28, he...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.05.20

Snake bites man at quarantine centre

A 22-year-old migrant worker, housed at a quarantine centre in Chatra district, was allegedly bitten by a snake on Sunday morning. The man who returned from Mumbai was admitted to the Chatra district ...
By Pushkar Anand in Ranchi

North East  /  Published 28.05.20

Mizoram SOP for quarantine facilities

The Mizoram government on Thursday issued standard operating procedure (SOP) to be followed in community quarantine facilities, amid the shortage of institutional quarantine centres.Earlier, the gover...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

West Bengal  /  Published 27.05.20

Quarantine centres for arrivals from five states

The Mamata Banerjee government has fine-tuned its Covid-19 protocol for migrant workers coming from Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Delhi and Tamil Nadu, where the disease has spread rapidly, in...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


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