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April 4, 2020 5:23:22 am

“We do not know how long we can run the factories. Many workers are migrants who are afraid of contracting coronavirus and are worried about their families. They want to go home,” said Idris Ali of West Bengal Baker’s Association.

April 4, 2020 5:22:13 am

A controversy erupted Thursday, hours after the COVID-19 health department team, comprising doctors, announced that the number of coronavirus deaths was seven.

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April 4, 2020 5:09:46 am

Departments will not be allowed to purchase new vehicles, computers, IT accessories, furnitures, air-conditioners, water coolers, TVs, and other office equipment.

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April 4, 2020 5:00:38 am

While at least seven persons, who tested positive for COVID-19, have died in the state, the Chief Minister stuck to only three coronavirus-related deaths in the state.

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April 4, 2020 4:53:51 am

The situation is even more dire in cases of A positive, AB positive and negative blood groups, which are difficult to procure even under regular circumstances, sources said.

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April 3, 2020 11:59:51 pm

With fewer workers and a shortage of raw materials, several bakeries in Kolkata have been shut since the nationwide lockdown was announced.

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April 3, 2020 4:53:43 am

Although the state has maintained that only three people have died of COVID-19, the rest four, who had tested positive for the virus, passed away due to underlying medical conditions.

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April 3, 2020 4:40:01 am

Modi, Rajiva Sinha take part in video conference

People buy goods from the mobile stalls at Salt Lake in Kolkata on Thursday. (Express photo by Partha Paul)
April 3, 2020 4:39:51 am

The services first started on March 22, the day when Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced the ‘Janata curfew’. However, the services continued due to the 21-day nationwide lockdown.

April 2, 2020 6:48:21 am

Posta, which would see retailers from neighbouring states like Assam and Sikkim, among others, hasn’t seen any buyers from neighbouring states.

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April 2, 2020 2:39:27 pm

The government admitted that initially there was a scarcity of masks and PPEs in the market, but added that enough would be available within a week since it had started to manufacture them.

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April 2, 2020 2:00:21 am

Food Minister Jyotipriya Mullick asks people not to panic, assures them supplies won’t run out

April 1, 2020 12:09:48 am

The ragpickers’ livelihood has dried up since Sunday because of the lockdown, and without any cash on hand they are struggling to get food.

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April 1, 2020 12:14:39 am

Yadav is subsisting on a diet of rotis, and one vegetable dish or dal. “I don’t know how many days the lockdown will continue.

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April 1, 2020 12:06:58 am

The government on Monday had allowed the shops to run with minimum staff during the nationwide lockdown to stop coronavirus outbreak.

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March 31, 2020 5:47:52 am

The competition, named “HMI, 21 Days Big Boss Indoor Challenge – Fight Against COVID-19”, has two categories — one for course participants, and the other that is open to everyone.

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March 31, 2020 5:41:58 am

The woman, who was the first COVID-19 patient in North Bengal, had travelled back from Thailand recently. She had been admitted to the North Bengal Medical College with severe acute respiratory illness.

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March 31, 2020 5:42:14 am

In a series of messages on a WhatsApp group, the New Alipore woman claimed that 15 people in her neighbourhood, and two near her home, had been found positive for COVID-19.

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March 30, 2020 1:55:07 am

“There is a lockdown, So, there is no more work. Suddenly the trains also stopped. So, I have to somehow reach my home in Bihar.”

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March 30, 2020 1:22:47 am

On March 25, Jorashanko Dugdho Byabshayee Samiti, a milk traders’ organisation, wrote to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee seeking her intervention in this crisis.