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.
First positive case of Coronavirus reported in West Bengal
The first confirmed novel coronavirus case was detected in West Bengal on Tuesday,...
West Bengal reports first positive case of coronavirus
He started showing symptoms of covid-19 since morning, following which he was admitted...
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.
Despite Lockdown, crowd gathers at temples in Bengal for Ram Navami
Defying the ongoing lockdown, people gathered in strength before Ram temples to offer prayers on Ram Navami while congestion in several larg...
COVID-19: Man with no foreign-travel history tests positive in West Bengal
The resident of Dumdum in North 24 Parganas district was admitted to a private hospital on Monday with fever and dry cough.His symptoms intensified since Thursday, according to the official.
Coronavirus: West Bengal mulling release of life convicts on parole
The West Bengal jail department is mulling releasing life convicts on parole in the wake of the novel coronavirus outbreak.
All 5 Rajya Sabha candidates in West Bengal elected unopposed
Four Trinamool Congress candidates and a CPI(M) nominee for the five Rajya Sabha seats in West Bengal were declared elected unopposed on Wednesday.
Coronavirus: 57-year-old man dies in Howrah(WB), toll rises to 4
West Bengal on Tuesday recorded another death due to Coronovirus infection taking the total number of deaths due to COVID-19 to four in the ...
Elderly coronavirus stricken man dies in Bengal
The deceased was aged 57 years and was a resident of Dumdum in the North 24 Parganas district. He died at a private hospital. He was in the hospital since February 16 and was on ventilator support.
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...
Covid-19: People flock to wholesale markets in UP, West Bengal amid lockdown
People in large numbers flocked to a wholesale market in Uttar Pradesh’s Moradabad. They went to the market to stock up the essential items....
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.
225 people with link to Tablighi Jamaat meet placed under quarantine in Bengal: Official
So far, around 400 COVID-19 positive cases and about 12 deaths across the country were found to have links with the last month's event in the national capital.
Centre appeals West Bengal govt to join PM-Kisan scheme
Barring West Bengal, all other states and union territories are implementing the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-Kisan) which has benefited 8.45 crore farmers so far in the country, against the target of 14 crore farmers.
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