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

Coronavirus in Kolkata: Containment zone count drops to 1 from 17 in August; check details

Kolkata which was reporting a large number of cases in the state had at one point as many as 338 containment zones in the month of May. The number of containment zones in Kolkata has come down drastically to one, news agency PTI reported. The development came to light when the state government released its … Read more