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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

Calcutta  /  Published 14.05.21

New Town gets another paid Covid test centre

A walk-in Covid test centre started operating from Wednesday at New Town Mela Ground. Operated by Dr Lal PathLabs, it is being run from two kiosks set up by NKDA. “We are increasing the number ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 12.05.21

Covid: Bengal govt rules on rapid test

The state health department on Tuesday asked all hospitals to conduct the rapid antigen test for Covid on patients arriving with symptoms of the disease but not carrying any report. The hospitals hav...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.05.21

Steel city sets up another test centre

The East Singhbhum district administration has ramped up Covid testing in steel city with addition of one more centre that's working out of the community hall at Biswajeet Manimela groun...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshdepur

India  /  Published 10.05.21

Covid: How tests and scan helped

By Suranya Aiyar


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