Rapid Diagnostic Test
Calcutta  /  Published 09.08.20

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 07.08.20

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

Calcutta  /  Published 20.07.20

Answers to Covid-surge questions

As the number of Covid-19 cases in Calcutta keeps rising, many people are worried and confused about the safety measures and how practical are those to implement. How to go about testing, what if a n...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 17.07.20

Tata chief calls for more Covid testing

Tata group chief N. Chandrasekaran feels the Covid-19 pandemic will not be controlled unless tests can be conducted “at scale”.  For this generation “there is little that compa...
By PTI in New Delhi


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