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  • Covid 3rd wave at the doorstep

    Covid 3rd wave at the doorstep

    In the last 24 hours, the fresh Covid infections in the state have crossed the 1,000 mark - for the first time in the last 177 days. According to data available, of the total 1,089 cases, 540 were detected in Kolkata, 145 in North 24 Parganas, 79 in South 24-Parganas and 60 in Howrah in the last 24 hours. The health department headed by the chief minister Miss Mamata Banerjee has also expressed concern over the rerun of community transmissions of Covid-19 infections this time.

    December 31, 2021
  • Health dept ramps up hospital facilities

    Health dept ramps up hospital facilities

    The department has arranged for 3816 paediatric beds, 2438 sick newborn care unit (SNCU) beds, 164 beds in neonatal intensive care units (NICU) and 229 beds in the paediatric intensive care unit (PICU) in the 77 three-tier health facilities--sub-divisional hospital, district hospital and medical college and hospital-across the state, it is learnt.

    September 22, 2021
  • Health dept for ‘hybrid’ CCUs in govt hospitals

    Health dept for ‘hybrid’ CCUs in govt hospitals

    "We have already started developing the infrastructure for critical care treatment in north Bengal. Some have been completed, others will be developed according to the directive,"

    September 9, 2021
  • Health dept adds beds in hospitals for children’s treatment

    Health dept adds beds in hospitals for children’s treatment

    "As there has been a spurt in paediatric cases and in view of the anticipated third wave of Covid-19, we are taking elaborate steps in strengthening the paediatric beds, especially the critical care facility at the district level. A total of 2348 beds in the CCU, PICU, NICU are being kept ready by augmenting the existing infrastructure,"

    August 25, 2021
  • Smoking scene in ‘K.G.F Chapter 2’ teaser irks K’taka health dept

    Smoking scene in ‘K.G.F Chapter 2’ teaser irks K’taka health dept

    A letter objecting the visuals in the teaser has been despatched to director Prashant Neel, Yash, producer Vijay Kiragandur, and the Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce.

    January 14, 2021