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Calcutta  /  Published 02.06.21

Back to school for some fresh air

Former students and retired teachers of South Point can turn to the school if they need help to catch their breath. The South Point Ex-students’ Association is set to provide rent-free oxygen co...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Ballygunge

India  /  Published 30.05.21

Covid: Lowest caseload in 46 days

India recorded a single-day rise of 1,65,553 new Covid-19 cases, the lowest in 46 days, taking the country's infection tally to 2,78,94,800, according to Union Health Ministry data updated on Sund...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 24.05.21

Positivity rate falls, docs urge caution

The percentage of positive results out of all Covid-19 tests done in a day has dropped at several hospitals and diagnostic centres in the city compared with the rate 10 days ago, but doctors have warn...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

India  /  Published 23.05.21

Website for Covid test report

The Odisha government on Saturday launched a website where people who have undergone Covid-19 test can check whether they have tested positive or negative at home without having to queue up at the tes...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 20.05.21

Govt aims to ramp up Covid tests

The government aims to ramp up India's daily testing capacity for Covid-19 to 45 lakh by end of June from the current capacity of 16-20 lakh per day, the Centre said on Thursday as a record 20.55 ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi


Calcutta  /  Published 19.05.21

RT-PCR rate cap flout finger at labs

Private diagnostic centres are allegedly still charging double the rate set by the government as the ceiling, or even more, for the RT-PCR test for Covid-19. Even people who are visiting the centres ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 16.05.21

Labs to prioritise critical patients

Samples for RT-PCR tests from serious and “clinically unstable” patients will have to be collected first and be accorded top priority, the Bengal health department has said in a recent adv...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 15.05.21

Covid: PM's focus on rural areas

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called for augmenting healthcare resources in rural areas to focus on door-to-door testing and surveillance and asserted that localised containment strategies ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 14.05.21

Testing queues get longer at airport

The Covid testing facility at the Calcutta airport has many passengers queuing up every day because very few diagnostic centres in the city are giving test results within 72 hours of sample collection...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 14.05.21

RKM to open Covid test centre

The Ramakrishna Mission will start a facility for conducting the RT-PCR test at the BEd College in Saradapith adjoining Belur Math in a few days.  “The centre will be open to all who want ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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