January 18, 2021 12:14 (IST)
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Mamata Banerjee announces free Covid-19 vaccine for every citizen in West Bengal

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday announced that the state government is arranging to make Covid-19 vaccines available to all its citizens at free of cost.

Doctors' forum writes to Mamata Banerjee expressing concern over air pollution in Bengal

Kolkata/IBNS: Leading doctors and doctors' forum across Bengal have written to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee highlighting the health emergency situation due to air pollution and asking for urgent measures to be taken to fight against air pollution.

West Bengal on high alert after first case of new UK coronavirus strain reported in Kolkata

Kolkata/IBNS: The West Bengal health department has put its machineries on high alert after the first case of the new UK strain of Coronavirus, which is reportedly 70 per cent more contagious than the existing one, was confirmed in Kolkata, sources said.

Three Bengal doctors, including Sagore Dutta Hospital's principal Hasi Dasgupta, succumb to COVID-19 in a single day

Kolkata/IBNS: Three senior West Bengal physicians, including Kolkata's College of Medicine & Sagore Dutta Hospital's principal Hasi Dasgupta, succumbed to the novel coronavirus on Thursday, reports said.

COVID-19: Toll in West Bengal rises to 7,294

Kolkata/UNI: The COVID-19 toll in Bengal rose to 7,294 with the death of 59 persons on Sunday, while the tally touched 4,05,314 with 3,920 new confirmed cases.

COVID-19: West Bengal registers 59 new deaths 

Kolkata/UNI: The COVID-19 toll in Bengal rose to 6,900 with the death of 59 persons on Sunday, while the tally touched 3,77,651 with 3,987 new confirmed cases.

India reports 36,470 Covid-19 cases, tally nears 80-lakh mark

New Delhi/UNI: India recorded 36,470 fresh cases of Covid-19 during the past 24 hours, pushing the country caseload to 79,46,429 lakh while the death toll soared to 1,19,502 with 488 fresh fatalities.

India's Covid-19 tally crosses 78-lakh mark with over 53,000 cases in 24 hours

New Delhi/IBNS: The Covid-19 tally in India on Saturday crossed the 78-lakh mark with the reporting of over 53,000 fresh infections in the last 24 hours.

India adds close to 56,000 Covid-19 cases in 24 hours, tally touches 77.06 lakh

New Delhi/IBNS: India's tally of Novel Coronavirus on Thursday touched 77.06 lakh with the reporting of close to 56,000 fresh infections in the last 24 hours.

India's Covid-19 daily cases further decline, reports over 46,000 fresh infections in 24 hours

New Delhi/IBNS: After being battered by Novel Coronavirus for months, India, a country of 1.3 billion people, is slowly and steadily showing a brighter picture as the country's daily cases significantly dropped to 46,790 on Tuesday.

Amid Covid-19 cases surge, Centre rushes high-level teams to five states including West Bengal

New Delhi/IBNS: The Centre on Friday deputed high-level teams to Kerala, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and West Bengal as these states have been reporting an alarming surge in the number of coronavirus fresh cases in the recent days.

India adds over 63,000 Covid-19 cases in 24 hours, stares at big spike amid festive season

New Delhi/IBNS: With few days ahead of the kickstarting of the festive season, India on Friday added over 63,000 Covid-19 cases taking the tally of infections to 73,70,468.

COVID-19: West Bengal sees highest one-day jump of 3720 cases, 62 more deaths reported

Kolkata/IBNS: With highest-ever single-day spike of 3720 infections, West Bengal's Covid-19 tally on Thursday mounted to 3,09,417, including 31,984 active cases, 5870 deaths and 2,71,563 discharges.

Covid-19: INOX Air Products gets contract of Liquid Medical Oxygen supply in West Bengal

Kolkata/IBNS: INOX Air Products (INOXAP) has been awarded a contract for supply of Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) by West Bengal Medical Services Corporation Limited, Kolkata for government earmarked Covid care hospitals viz. M R Bangur Super Speciality Hospital, M R Bangur District Hospital and ID&BG Hospital Beliaghata.

COVID-19: Toll in West Bengal rises to 5,194, cases touch 2,70,331

Kolkata/UNI:  The COVID-19 toll in Bengal rose to 5,194 with the death of 62 persons on Sunday, while the tally touched 2,70,331 with 3,357 new confirmed cases