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Calcutta  /  Published 10.08.20

Panel to set Covid patient test norm

The regulatory commission for private hospitals has decided to issue a guideline on pathological tests for Covid-19 patients following complaints that some hospitals are conducting unnecessary tests a...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.08.20

Lab in Siliguri tops Bengal in Covid test tally

The Viral Research Diagnostic Laboratory (VRDL) of the North Bengal Medical College and Hospital (NBMCH) on Siliguri outskirts holds the top slot in Bengal for Covid-19 tests — with close to one...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri

Calcutta  /  Published 08.08.20

Covid test lab in Barasat hospital

The health department has decided to set up a laboratory at the district hospital in Barasat to increase the number of Covid tests in North 24-Parganas.   The district, which has repor...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.08.20

Neighbours seek proof of cure

“Dear All, This is to inform you that… and family is out of quarantine.” This was the message sent on Thursday to residents of a housing complex in south Calcutta by its welfare as...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 02.08.20

Antigen tests in all Calcutta boroughs

The Calcutta Municipal Corporation will set up rapid antigen test centres in all its boroughs to carry out tests on specific days every week, a CMC official said. The civic body started antigen tests...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.08.20

Helpline clues to vulnerable spots

The Bengal government’s toll-free helpline for all Covid-19-related issues has come in handy for authorities to identify vulnerable areas at a time they plan to launch aggressive testing to cont...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.07.20

Guide to antigen tests ahead of launch

Antigen tests for Covid-19 will start in the state, chief minister Mamata Banerjee said on Wednesday. People near the Chetla market who have Covid symptoms will be made to undergo the antigen test, a ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 27.07.20

Plan for 1,000 Covid-19 tests in a day

The Calcutta Municipal Corporation (CMC) will increase the daily swab collection for the Covid test to 1,000 by the middle of August. An official of the civic body said they collect swab of around 40...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

India  /  Published 22.07.20

Can you get Covid again? Unlikely, say experts

A survey across Delhi has found 23 per cent of the sampled population infected by the new coronavirus, implying uncounted infections in the national capital alone had far exceeded by late-June India&r...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 21.07.20

Govt official arrested for harassment of BDO, kin

A state government official and seven others were arrested on Monday for allegedly preventing a woman block development officer and her family from entering their rented home here over the fear of Cov...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Arambagh


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