Safe Home
West Bengal  /  Published 04.06.21

Mirik gets first safe home for Covid patients

A 50-bed safe home for treatment of Covid-19 patients was opened in Mirik, 50km from here, on Thursday at the local college building. Sources said the first of its kind facility in the hill town will...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 21.05.21

North Bengal gears up to tame second wave

In Sikkim, the number of fresh cases and deaths in the past month is equal to the number of cases and deaths reported in the preceding 15 months, said sources in the health department. Between Februar...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

Calcutta  /  Published 21.04.21

Lowdown on Covid safe homes

Capacity: 200 beds at the institutional quarantine centre at Kishore Bharati Stadium, Santoshpur. The capacity will be scaled up. Who will be admitted? Asymptomatic Covid-19 patients who cannot isol...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.09.20

Covid positive and nowhere to go

A 43-year-old man who had tested positive for Covid-19 wandered around the streets of Salt Lake for the past three days before finally settling down under the elevated Metro corridor near Duttabad on ...
By Snehal Sengupta, Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.08.20

Recreation awaits safe homes

The Bengal government has decided to set up recreation facilities at 100-odd safe homes to persuade Covid-19 patients with mild or no symptoms to stay at such centres during treatment. “We are ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.08.20

Safe homes solely for police

Bengal police have started setting up safe homes in south districts exclusively for its members who test positive for Covid-19 but show mild or no symptoms as over 500 novel coronavirus cases were det...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)


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