Madhya Pradesh and Bengal finally get cracking on participants
Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal have begun tracking participants of the Nizamuddin Markaz in New Delhi and those who came in touch with them.
Coronavirus: 57-year-old man dies in Howrah(WB), toll rises to 4
West Bengal on Tuesday recorded another death due to Coronovirus infection t...
SC asks Centre to curb fake news on coronavirus, set up portal within 24 hours for real time info
The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the Centre ...
All 22 districts in Bengal to have nodal COVID-19 hospital: Mamata Banerjee
She also said an insurance cover of Rs 10 lakh will be extended to those who have been aiding the government in the fight against COVID-19, including healthcare professionals, sanitation workers and police personnel. Earlier, the government had sanctioned an insurance cover of Rs 5 lakh for people working in the healthcare sector.
Elderly man tests positive for coronavirus in West Bengal
The 66-year-old from Nayabad in Kolkata had no history of travelling abroad or outside the state. He had recently attended a wedding in Midnapore and might have come in contact with a person infected with the virus, health officials said.
PM calls up West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, praises govt's role in fighting Covid-19
Prime Minister Narendra Modi called up West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday evening and appreciated the steps taken by the s...
Lockdown crimps Bengal, Assam tea production 10%
Industry executives said that new leaves, due for plucking, were left untouched since March 22 after the lockdown took effect.
24 people who attended Nizamuddin West religious congregation test COVID-19 positive
Twenty-four people, who took part in a religious congregation in Nizamuddin West earlier this month, have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain said on Tuesday.
Delhi govt hospital shut after doctor tests positive for coronavirus
According to the official, the Delhi State Cancer Institute is being disinfected and that is why it has been shut for a day.
Tabligh's Nizamuddin centre cleared, 2361 people evacuated in 36 hours: Manish Sisodia
The Tabligh-e-Jamaat's Markaz in Nizamuddin West, which is among the major COVID-19 hotspots in the country, has been cleared after the evacuation of 2,361 people in the past 36 hours, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Wednesday.
Aggressive action on cluster infection cases can act as speed breaker for COVID-19, say experts
Professor K Srinath Reddy, president of the Public Health Foundation of India, said that emergence of clusters can act like smoke detectors and a very important signal for strongly focused efforts for case and contact tracing and effective measures to quickly isolate them to prevent further spread.
Entire West Bengal brought under lockdown till March 31
"After assessing the situation, it has been decided that the ongoing lockdown will be extended to the entire state from 5 pm today," Banerjee told a press conference. The lockdown in Kolkata and several urban agglomerations had begun on Monday and was scheduled to continue till March 27 midnight.
Covid-19: Pay-and-use quarantine units at 31 hotels in Bengal
Amid the spurt in Covid-19 cases, a total of 31 hotels in the city and nearby Rajarhat and New Town areas have agreed to offer pay-and use rooms to people who have been asked to live in isolation for 14 days.
Oil prices mixed, US inventory build-up heightens oversupply concerns
U.S. crude inventories rose by 10.5 million barrels last week, far exceeding forecasts for a 4 million barrel build-up, data from industry group the American Petroleum Institute showed.
Tracking COVID-19 'super spreader': From J-K to Tablighi event in Delhi and back via UP
Being referred to as a "super spreader" by some, officials said the Kashmiri businessman left Delhi on March 9 and took a sleeper coach of a train for Deoband, where he attended a meeting at the Darul Uloom seminary. Two days later, on March 11, he took another train to Jammu.
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