Bengal covid cases

Most COVID-19 facilities in Bengal to turn into non-Covid units as infections ebb

There are at least 203 dedicated COVID-19 hospitals in West Bengal - government and private - with 23,947 beds, the official said.

published on : 23rd November 2021

Bengal reaches milestone of vaccinating over 5 crore people since January: Official

Meanwhile, the COVID-19 toll climbed to 18,641 in the state on Saturday with 12 more fatalities, officials said.

published on : 18th September 2021

Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee says mulling reopening schools, colleges after Durga Puja vacation

Educational institutions have been closed in the state since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in March last year.

published on : 6th August 2021

Lakhs deprived of COVID vaccines in Bengal due to TMC's partisan policies: Suvendu Adhikari

He said the vaccine crisis in the state has been compounded by the system of handing over tokens to people "close to the TMC" while waiting for their turn in queues.

published on : 5th August 2021

JP Nadda claims Covid-19 vaccination lowest in Bengal; TMC hits back

Nadda also claimed that "organised post-poll violence" is taking place in the state and though it has a woman chief minister, women are facing atrocities.

published on : 30th June 2021

Bengal plans more COVID beds for women amid third wave threat

The state is planning to reverse the gender ratio in the 26,000 COVID beds at state-run and private hospitals, Director of Health Services Ajay Chakraborty told PTI.

published on : 20th June 2021

Bengal eateries allowed to open for three hours with vaccinated employees: CM Mamata Banerjee

The government is also thinking of allowing shopping malls to open with 25 per cent workforce after the ongoing Covid related restrictions come to an end on June 15.

published on : 3rd June 2021

Prolonged poll campaign, new strain led to 48-fold jump in COVID cases in rural Bengal, say experts

On February 26, when the Election Commission announced the poll dates, West Bengal's number of active Covid cases was just 3,343, while it stood at 1.32 lakh, a near 40-fold increase, on Saturday.

published on : 16th May 2021

Mamata Banerjee says combatting COVID-19 will be top priority

Mamata Banerjee dedicated her party's resounding victory to the people of the state.

published on : 2nd May 2021

Second Oxygen Express for Delhi to carry oxygen from Bengal's Durgapur: Railways

The first such train arrived in Delhi from Chhattisgarh carrying 70 tonnes of liquid medical oxygen.

published on : 1st May 2021

Bengal shuts down malls, cinema halls, parlours, gyms

The order also restricted operations of other commercial establishments other than those dealing with essential services.

published on : 30th April 2021

Poll-bound West Bengal now has highest Covid case growth rate in India

The figures showing a stark scenario in West Bengal have been released even as the Centre and the ruling BJP have come under massive criticism for holding huge rallies in the state.

published on : 26th April 2021

People interested in 'COVID ki baat', and not 'Mann ki baat', says Mamata

Modi, during his monthly radio broadcast 'Mann ki baat' earlier in the day, said that the COVID-19 "storm" has shaken the country, and urged people to get vaccinated.

published on : 25th April 2021

Bengal's Jadavpur University to remain close till May 3 amid spike in COVID cases

The move followed several members of the university faculty and other staff being infected with the virus in past couple of days as the varsity had opened its administrative building

published on : 24th April 2021

Bengal reports highest single-day spike of 12,876 COVID cases, 59 new deaths

At least 2,04,516 people were inoculated in West Bengal, an official of the health department said adding that 97,75,152 people were vaccinated so far.

published on : 24th April 2021
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