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Kolkata: Three senior doctors battling COVID-19 succumb in a single day

Kolkata/IBNS: Three senior physicians, who were battling Covid-19 at different private hospitals in Kolkata's EM Bypass area for the past few weeks, died on Monday, reports said.

West Bengal reports biggest single-day spike in fresh Covid-19 cases, death toll touches 1112

Kolkata/IBNS: With the highest one-day spike of 2278 infections and 36 deaths, the total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in West Bengal has jumped to 42487, including 16492 active cases, 1112 fatalities and 24883 recoveries, state health department said on Sunday.

West Bengal: Statewide Containment Zone lockdown extended till July 31

Kolkata/UNI: The West Bengal Government on Sunday extended Statewide Containment Zone lockdown till July 31.

COVID-19: Active cases in West Bengal surpass 10,000 mark with highest-ever single-day spike of 1560 cases, recovery rate continues to fall

Kolkata/IBNS: With highest single-day spike of 1560 infections, the total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in West Bengal has reached 30013, including 10500 active cases, 932 fatalities and 18581 recoveries, state health department said on Sunday.

Kolkata: Army Brigadier posted at Fort William dies of COVID-19

Kolkata/IBNS: A Brigadier-rank officer of the Indian Army, who was posted at the EME Eastern Command in Kolkata's Fort William, succumbed to Covid-19 on Thursday, Indian Army officials said.

IAS official posted at West Bengal secretariat 'Nabanna' tests positive for COVID-19

Kolkata/IBNS: A joint secretary-level IAS official posted at West Bengal secretariat Nabanna in Howrah has tested positive for Covid-19, sources said on Thursday.  

COVID-19: West Bengal records highest-ever single-day spike of 572 cases, tally crosses 17000-mark

Kolkata/IBNS: With highest single-day spike of 572 cases, the total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in West Bengal has mounted to 17283, including 5451 active cases, 639 deaths and 11193 discharges, reports said on Sunday.

NCR, Guwahati better able to cope with Lockdown stress: Survey

Kolkata/UNI: A study conducted on the mental well-being of citizens across urban India during the lockdown shows that those in Delhi (NCR) and Guwahati came out with flying colours.

Severe cyclonic storm Amphan to hit Bengal today, authorities alert

New Delhi/IBNS: Several areas of West Bengal and Odisha are experiencing heavy winds and rainfall as extremely severe cyclonic storm 'Amphan' is expected to make landfall on Wednesday.

Another CISF man dies due to Covid-19 in Kolkata

Kolkata/IBNS: An Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Jharu Burman who was posted at Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSEL) here, succumbed to Covid-19 on Monday, reports said on Tuesday.

COVID-19 cases in West Bengal inches towards 2000-mark, 14 deaths recorded in last 24 hours

Kolkata/IBNS: With 153 new positive cases and 14 deaths reported in last 24 hours, the total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in West Bengal has reached 1939, reports said.

Kolkata: BSF driver who drove IMCT's escort jeep tests positive for Covid-19

Kolkata/IBNS: Officials of the Border Security Force (BSF) in Kolkata on Monday said that one of its drivers, who reportedly drove of escort jeep of MHA's Intern-Ministerial Central Team (IMCT)'s convoy weeks ago, has tested positive for novel coronavirus.

Covid-19 outbreak: West Bengal confirms 38 new cases, 2 more fatalities

Kolkata/IBNS: With 38 fresh cases reported in last 24 hours, the number of active Covid-19 positive cases in West Bengal touched 461, officials said on Sunday.

Expert highlights mental agony during Coronavirus lockdown

Kolkata/UNI: Pandemics are not just a medical phenomenon, they affect individuals and society on many levels, causing disruptions.

West Bengal reports sixth Covid-19 death

Kolkata/IBNS: A 57-year-old man from Belgharia in North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal, who had earlier tested positive for novel coronavirus, died at a local private health facility on Wednesday morning, taking the Covid-19 death toll in the state to six, officials said.