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

After Durga Puja celebrations, Bengal reports steady Covid surge for third consecutive day

Although the state’s positivity rate improved from 2.52% on Thursday, at 2.10%, it is still higher than the national average. (File) West Bengal’s Covid-19 caseload surged for a third consecutive day as the state recorded 846 fresh cases and 12 fatalities in the past 24 hours, the health department said in its daily bulletin. Experts … Read more