Covid-19: West Bengal registers 4,546 fresh cases, 37 fatalities

At least 20,157 recoveries were reported in West Bengal in the past 24 hours which improved the discharge rate to 94.17 per cent. West Bengal on Monday recorded 4,546 new cases of COVID-19 and 37 more fatalities, a bulletin of the state health department said. The caseload in the infection is now 19,69,791. The state … Read more

Demand for relaxing partial lockdown measures in tourism sector in Bengal

The travel restriction announced by the government to contain the spread of the disease in the state has severely impacted the state’s tourism industry, they said. Trade bodies in West Bengal are pressing for relaxation of the partial lockdown measures clamped by the government on the job intensive tourism sector and have demanded its relaxation. … Read more

Covid-19: Vaccine hesitancy forces Bengal to conduct door-to-door surveys; 21.8 lakh people due for second dose

The state reported 725 fresh Covid-19 cases and 12 deaths in the last 24 hours. (File) Vaccine hesitancy among a section of the population has forced the West Bengal government to conduct door-a-door surveys to identify people due for their second Covid-19 shot and inoculate them. According to West Bengal Health Department data, around 13 … Read more