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India  /  Published 08.05.21

Covid: New rules for hospitalisation

In a significant directive to the states and Union Territories, the Union Health Ministry on Saturday said the requirement of a positive Covid-19 test report is not mandatory for admission to a health...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 06.05.21

Labs violate rate cap for home visit

Bengal on Wednesday recorded 18,102 new infections, 103 deaths and 17,073 recoveries. The number of active cases has risen to over 1.21 lakh. Of the 103 deaths, 25 were reported from Calcutta and 27 f...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.05.21

Covid labs fleecing Ranchi residents

Employees of private and government labs in Ranchi are charging exorbitant rates for Covid tests amid an unprecedented spike in cases and long queues at government-run swab collection centre...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.05.21

Tata Main ramps up Covid tests

Tata Main Hospital (TMH) has decided to ramp up Covid testing facilities and already procured advanced machines to conduct faster RT-PCR tests. The machines are on a trial run and soon it will start c...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshdepur

West Bengal  /  Published 01.05.21

Agents’ rush for tests strains health staff

Police arrested an outsourced employee of JNM Hospital in Nadia’s Kalyani and two others, including a woman, on Friday allegedly for generating fake Covid-19 test reports using the official user...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)


Jharkhand  /  Published 27.04.21

Dhanbad: testing centre at stadium

The Dhanbad District Administration on Tuesday launched an additional Covid test centre at the district indoor stadium to ease the rush and difficulties faced by commoners at the Sahid Nirmal Mahto Me...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Calcutta  /  Published 24.04.21

Bengal: no kits to ramp up tests

A shortage of Covid testing kits has resulted in many suspected patients being turned away from testing centres, while several centres are taking more than two days to deliver the results. A number o...
By Subhajoy Roy, Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

India  /  Published 21.04.21

Kumbh returnees in Odisha test positive

Twenty-three Kumbh mela returnees have so far tested positive for Covid-19 in Odisha. While 13 were found to be infected with the virus while undergoing RT-PCR tests at the Cuttack railway station th...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

States  /  Published 21.04.21

Sikkim extends closure of offices

Sikkim chief minister P.S. Tamang (Golay) on Tuesday extended the closure of all educational institutions, both government and private, for another 10 days and also announced that all government and p...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.04.21

CT scan to detect mutated variants

The state health department has admitted that mutated variants of the coronavirus were capable of dodging RT PCR tests, thereby recommending that those with Covid-19 symptoms under...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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