West bengal coronavirus

Mamata govt allows 100% occupancy in cinema halls in West Bengal

CM Mamata was speaking at the inauguration of the 26th edition of the Kolkata International Film Festival 2021 via video conference on Friday.

published on : 9th January 2021

Centre asks four states to take prompt steps to curb recent spike in COVID-19 cases

The Centre has asked four states recording a surge in COVID-19 cases -- Maharashtra, Kerala, Chhattisgarh and Bengal -- to maintain a strict vigil.

published on : 7th January 2021

COVID-19 HIGHLIGHTS | Gujarat records 992 fresh cases of virus infection, 5 deaths

Health Ministry said that 78 per cent of active cases in the country are present in 10 states and UTs. 58% of new deaths reported in five States & Union Territories.

published on : 27th October 2020

West Bengal gears to host Ganga-Sagar Mela amid COVID-19 pandemic

Thermal scanners will be put up in railway stations, bus stands and ferry ghats to check the temperature of devotees on arrival.

published on : 17th October 2020

Cinema halls to reopen in West Bengal from October 1: CM Mamata Banerjee

Cinema halls are set to reopen in Bengal from October 1 after remaining closed for over six months in the wake of the pandemic.

published on : 27th September 2020

Normal life affected in Bengal due to bi-weekly lockdown

All government and private establishments, shops, markets and banks remained closed due to the restrictions.

published on : 20th August 2020

Wearing PPE, TMC leader takes man with COVID symptoms to hospital on bike

A video of Patnaik, riding the bike wearing a PPE, and carrying Barik to the hospital has gone viral on social media.

published on : 13th August 2020

Teacher on treetop: Flipside of online classes in West Bengal

The Covid-19 pandemic has taught us lessons in reality. Begin it from school education, the online version of dispensing primary and secondary education.

published on : 4th August 2020

Highest single-day spike of 624 COVID-19 cases in West Bengal; 14 more die

Since Sunday, 526 patients were discharged from different hospitals in the state after they recovered from the disease.

published on : 30th June 2020

West Bengal sets up 'COVID warrior club' to help contain pandemic

Mamata Banerjee said that the government will pay the members an honorarium, and bear expenses of their food and accommodation.

published on : 30th June 2020

West Bengal reports highest single-day spike of 572 COVID-19 cases; tally crosses 17,000-mark

The number of people who have recovered from the disease reached 11,193 on Sunday after 404 patients were discharged from different hospitals.

published on : 28th June 2020

Coronavirus claims 12 more lives in West Bengal, death toll reaches 468, total cases at 10,698

North 24 Parganas district accounted for five deaths, Kolkata for four, South 24 Parganas two, and neighboring Howrah district for one death in the past 24 hours, the bulletin said.

published on : 13th June 2020

Bengal breaches 10,000-mark with highest single-day spike of 476 COVID-19 cases

All nine of them died due to co-morbidities, and COVID-19 in these cases was "incidental", the department said in its bulletin.

published on : 12th June 2020

West Bengal reports 440 fresh cases takes COVID-19 tally nears 10,000

Nine of the total deaths during the day happened due to co-morbidities, the health department said.

published on : 11th June 2020

West Bengal TMC wing to register 1 lakh youth to aid people hit by COVID-19, Amphan crises

The initiative -- 'Banglar Jubo shakti' -- will unite one lakh "motivated" youth who are willing to help people in their neighbourhoods and communities amid the crises

published on : 11th June 2020
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