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COVID-19 Positivity Rate In West Bengal Is 8.21 Per Cent As Compared To 8.53 Per Cent Across Country: Mamata Banerjee
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COVID-19 Positivity Rate In West Bengal Is 8.21 Per Cent As Compared To 8.53 Per Cent Across Country: Mamata Banerjee

According to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, almost 86 per cent of those who succumbed to the pandemic in West Bengal have died due to co-morbidities, which means that the virus infected the patients suffering from conditions like kidney problems, heart diseases, cancer, among others ...
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40-year-old COVID Warrior From Kolkata Believes We Can Win COVID-19 Battle By Taking Precautions
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40-year-old COVID Warrior From Kolkata Believes We Can Win COVID-19 Battle By Taking Precautions

Dr Kundan Chaurasia, working as a medicine specialist in a COVID ward at Peerless Hospital, Kolkata, gives us a peek into the tough life of a COVID warrior ...
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COVID Community Spread In West Bengal Started Early April, Biweekly Lockdown Of No Help: Virologist
Coronavirus Outbreak News West Bengal

COVID Community Spread In West Bengal Started Early April, Biweekly Lockdown Of No Help: Virologist

Dr Amitabha Nandy, a virologist and former consultant at the World Health Organisation (WHO) alleged that the entire approach towards the control of COVID-19 spread in West Bengal has been "hijacked" from the scientific community, eventually leading to the "current disastrous situation" ...
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Hit By A Pandemic And A Super Cyclone, Here's How West Bengal Is Tackling The Twin Challenge Of COVID-19 And Amphan
Coronavirus State Report News West Bengal

Hit By A Pandemic And A Super Cyclone, Here’s How West Bengal Is Tackling The Twin Challenge Of COVID-19 And Amphan

According to the state authorities, the major hurdle in West Bengal’s fight against COVID-19 is containing transmission in the relief centres established to shelter migrant workers returning to the state and for those rescued during the super cyclone Amphan ...
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IIT Kharagpur Researchers Develop Novel Technology For COVID-19 Rapid Test
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IIT Kharagpur Researchers Develop Novel Technology For COVID-19 Rapid Test

The COVID-19 testing device has been proven to produces no false results, has remarkable accuracy and sensitivity compatible to standard RT-PCR tests, reads an official statement ...
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West Bengal Sets Up 'COVID Warrior Club' To Help Contain Pandemic
Coronavirus Outbreak News West Bengal

West Bengal Sets Up ‘COVID Warrior Club’ To Help Contain Pandemic

According to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, at present 60 people who had recovered from the disease, have been enrolled as members of the club, set up at Behrampore in Murshidabad district ...
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Coronavirus Lockdown: This NGO Feeds Meals, Provides Essentials To Forest Dwellers In Sundarbans
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Coronavirus Lockdown: This NGO Feeds Meals, Provides Essentials To Forest Dwellers In Sundarbans

NGO SOUL distributes cooked foods and sanitary items to tribal people of Sundarbans and daily wage earners in Kolkata who are struggling to survive during the COVID-19 lockdown ...
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Kolkata Firm Develops Coronavirus Test Kit Costing Rs. 500
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Kolkata Firm Develops Coronavirus Test Kit Costing Rs. 500

Kolkata based firm GCC Biotech India has developed a COVID-19 testing kit that costs only Rs. 500 and can tests 100 patients ...
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From Sanitisation To Surveillance IIT Kharagpur's Alumni Develops Devices To Fight COVID-19
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From Sanitisation To Surveillance IIT Kharagpur’s Alumni Develops Devices To Fight COVID-19

In a bid to fight against coronavirus, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur alumni have developed a technology that can sanitise large areas more effectively ...
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Knowledge Comes With Free Nutritious Meals At This NGO’s ‘Mission Education’ Programme In West Bengal
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Knowledge Comes With Free Nutritious Meals At This NGO’s ‘Mission Education’ Programme In West Bengal

Similar to government’s mid-day meal scheme, NGO Smile Foundation’s Mission Education program addresses the issue of health and nutrition through the medium of education ...
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Swasth Report Of West Bengal: Anaemia In Women And Children Needs Attention
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Swasth Report Of West Bengal: Anaemia In Women And Children Needs Attention

Here is a quick lowdown on West Bengal’s performance on vital health parameters and how the state’s healthcare has been able to perform well on some indicators and faces challenges across others ...
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Plastic Free Gangasagar Mela Kolkata Jail Inmates Made Over 50,000 Eco-Friendly Bags For Pilgrims
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Plastic Free Gangasagar Mela: Kolkata Jail Inmates Made Over 50,000 Eco-Friendly Bags For Pilgrims

The inmates of Dum Dum Central Correctional Home and Presidency Correctional Home have made over 50,000 jute and cotton bags, an eco-friendly solution to single-use plastic bags for distribution among the pilgrims at Gangasagar Mela ...
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