Asymptomatic Covid cases rise in Kolkata

Asymptomatic Covid patients — a fallout of mass vaccination — are rising across city’s private hospitals, often leaving doctors stumped and delaying non-Covid treatment for which they are seeking admission. Scores of patients who had planned surgeries, procedures or implants scheduled since August have tested positive in mandatory Covid tests at the time of hospital admission though they had none of the usual signs of the virus.

Asymptomatic Covid cases rise in Kolkata
Asymptomatic Covid patients — a fallout of mass vaccination — are rising across city’s private hospitals, often leaving doctors stumped and delaying non-Covid treatment for which they are seeking admission. Scores of patients who had planned surgeries, procedures or implants scheduled since August have tested positive in mandatory Covid tests at the time of hospital admission though they had none of the usual signs of the virus.