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West Bengal  /  Published 28.01.22

RT-PCR tests at Rs 500

The West Bengal government has slashed the rate of an RT-PCR test by nearly half to Rs 500 from Rs 950, a senior health official said on Friday. However, the additional charge of Rs 15 per km for hom...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

News  /  Published 28.01.22

Bengal commission caps RT-PCR rate at Rs 500, sample collection fee at Rs 15 a kilometre

“It is true that the prices of reagents have come down. But the tests also require infrastructure and manpower. And these have a cost, too. We could manage with a reduced price when we were doin...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 22.01.22

Covid patients in Kolkata seek medical help after turning critical

Clots in the lungs, sudden unconsciousness leading to a comatose stage and lung fibrosis. Several Covid patients are now coming to hospitals in Kolkata with these and other serious complications afte...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.01.22

RT-PCR test to now cost Rs 300

Jharkhand slashed Covid-19 testing charges from Rs 400 to Rs 300 for RT-PCR tests in private laboratories from Thursday in an effort provide some relief to people at a time when cases were o...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

News  /  Published 20.01.22

Kolkatans opt for self-test Covid kits instead of confirmatory RT-PCR test

Self-testing and no-testing are making many Covid patients in Kolkata turn critical in the third wave of the pandemic, doctors have said. This time, the majority of those testing positive for Covid a...
By Sanjay Mandal, Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

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West Bengal  /  Published 12.01.22

State plans publicity drive on court order

The Bengal government decided to undertake a large-scale awareness campaign on Calcutta High Court directive that those who received two doses of Covid-19 vaccine and produced negative RT-PCR reports ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani

India  /  Published 11.01.22

7 arrested at Delhi airport

The Delhi Police has arrested seven passengers for allegedly trying to travel on fake documents from the city airport, officials said on Tuesday. One agent has also been arrested in connection with t...
By PTI, Shabina Akhtar in New Delhi

States  /  Published 10.01.22

Negative Covid test report must for Sikkim entry

The Sikkim government on Sunday imposed more restrictions, including production of negative RT-PCR reports for all persons entering the state, from Monday till January 24 in view of the steady rise in...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

News  /  Published 10.01.22

Jab certificate must to attend St Xavier’s University’s convocation

 All graduating students who will visit St Xavier’s University, New Town, to receive their degrees at the institute’s third convocation scheduled for February 12 must come with a Covi...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 31.12.21

Omicron: Bengal government to suspend direct flights from UK

The Bengal government has informed the civil aviation ministry that direct flights from the UK to Kolkata would be suspended from January 3, citing the global and national rise in omicron infections. ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata


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