COVID-19: 208 in hospital isolation in Bengal

Kolkata: Two hundred eight persons including 14 confirmed COVID-19 patients – one of them a nine month old baby girl, the country’s youngest Coronavirus positive case – are admitted in the isolation wards of various hospitals in West Bengal where one person has died of the disease so far. According to the state health department, […]

Covid-19 cases rise to 4 in Bengal, latest case sans travel history

Kolkata: The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in West Bengal rose to four on Saturday with two persons testing positive for the dreaded disease since Friday night. With one of the patients, a resident of Dum Dum close to Kolkata, not having any recent travel history, it may be the first indicator of community spread […]

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Coronavirus: All edu institutes in Bengal shut till March 31

Kolkata: The West Bengal government on Saturday shut all educational institutions from March 16 to 31 as part of precautionary measures to check the spread of the Novel Coronavirus infection. However, all board examinations will be held as per schedule, chief minister Mamata Banerjee announced here. “It has been decided that all government, government-aided, private […]