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West Bengal  /  Published 26.08.21

Covid: 708 new cases, 10 deaths in Bengal

Bengal on Wednesday logged 708 new infections, 730 recoveries and 10 deaths. The state’s active Covid-19 cases fell by 32 to touch 9,185, making Wednesday the 66th uninterrupted day of a slide....
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.08.21

Nodal officers to keep tab on Covid surge

The Mamata Banerjee government has asked district magistrates to deploy area-wise and hospital-wise nodal officers to prevent abnormal rise in Covid-19 cases amid apprehensions of the third wave of th...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.08.21

Covid: 613 new cases, 12 deaths in Bengal

Bengal on Tuesday recorded 65 straight days of a drop in its total of active Covid-19 cases, with 613 new infections, 720 recoveries and 12 deaths. Active cases fell by 119 to touch 9,217 on Tuesday....
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.08.21

Bengal meeting on tea garden pay revision

The state labour department on Tuesday held a virtual meeting of tea garden owners and trade union leaders to discuss the salaries of the staff and sub-staff, about 10,000 of whom work in the brew bel...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

Calcutta  /  Published 24.08.21

Focus on third-wave care for children

The state government is ramping up paediatric Covid beds in its hospitals with a special focus on critical care treatment facilities in preparation for a third wave of infections, a senior official in...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

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West Bengal  /  Published 23.08.21

Fresh curbs to rein in possible third wave

The Bengal government on Sunday announced new precautions aimed at containing a possible third wave of Covid-19 in the state, following a spike in new cases across several districts. Sources said upd...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 23.08.21

Cancer patients' jab worries

Eight months into the Covid vaccination drive in India, many cancer patients are still apprehensive of taking the shot. Doctors are receiving frequent calls from follow-up patients who want to know w...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 23.08.21

Pandemic effect on nursery admissions

The number of applications for admission to nursery schools is lower than what it used to be before the Covid pandemic, many school heads said. The impact on application started last year and the num...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 23.08.21

What's new in the CMC jab schedule

A senior doctor at the CMC said they were concerned over the routine immunisation of children at its centres on Wednesdays.  “Earlier, the first two or three hours on Wednesdays were kept ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.08.21

3,000 Bengal youths for Internet hubs

The Mamata Banerjee government is set to recruit nearly 3,000 youths to run the Bangla Sahayata Kendras — Internet hubs set up by the state government to help people with online related work &md...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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