Covid 19 In Kolkata

Covid 19 In Kolkata News

Kolkata's daily COVID-19 count jumps to 1,090, more than double in 24 hours; positivity rate at 5.47%
India

Kolkata's daily COVID-19 count jumps to 1,090, more than double in 24 hours; positivity rate at 5.47%

West Bengal registered more than 2,000 cases after nearly six months as the state reported 2,128 new infections on Thursday. It was nearly double the cases reported on Wednesday when 1,089 infections were detected

West Bengal COVID-19 curbs: Local trains suspended, cap on social and political gatherings, bank hours limited
India

West Bengal COVID-19 curbs: Local trains suspended, cap on social and political gatherings, bank hours limited

On Tuesday, Bengal reported both its highest single-day deaths of 107 COVID patients and its highest one-day spike of 17,639 cases

Coronavirus Outbreak: Mamata Banerjee asks Centre to stop international, domestic flights to Kolkata till 31 July
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Mamata Banerjee asks Centre to stop international, domestic flights to Kolkata till 31 July

Mamata Banerjee also said she wants the metro rail services to resume from 1 July, but only with 100-percent seat occupancy and no passenger standing.

Historian Hari Vasudevan passes away in Kolkata aged 68, after contracting coronavirus
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Historian Hari Vasudevan passes away in Kolkata aged 68, after contracting coronavirus

Best known for his expertise on European and Russian politics and history, Hari Vasudevan had tested positive for the coronavirus two days after being admitted to the hospital on 4 May.

Coronavirus Outbreak: As West Bengal catches up on testing, medical community bears the brunt of an ailing healthcare system
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: As West Bengal catches up on testing, medical community bears the brunt of an ailing healthcare system

As the coronavirus sweeps through West Bengal, one of the largest states with the lowest rates of tests being conducted, Firstpost speaks to the healthcare workers in Bengal about their experiences, difficulties, and concerns.