Coronavirus: Number of active cases dip further in West Bengal; recovery rate at 96.56%

First Published Jan 6, 2021, 10:40 AM IST

West Bengal reported 812 new COVID-19 cases taking the toll to 5,56,384. The COVID-19 death toll in West Bengal rose to 9,841 after 24 more people died in the state on Tuesday (January 5).

<p>Out of the 24 deaths, 8 were reported from North 24 Parganas while 4 were registered in Kolkata. The remaining casualties were recorded in various other districts.<br />
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Out of the 24 deaths, 8 were reported from North 24 Parganas while 4 were registered in Kolkata. The remaining casualties were recorded in various other districts.
 

<p>The number of active cases further decreased and became 9,293 in the state. According to the state health bulletin, a total of 5,37,250 people has recovered from COVID-19 in the state so far.<br />
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The number of active cases further decreased and became 9,293 in the state. According to the state health bulletin, a total of 5,37,250 people has recovered from COVID-19 in the state so far.
 

<p>Since Monday (January 4), 1,166 recoveries were reported in the state. The recovery rate stands at 96.56 percent.</p>

Since Monday (January 4), 1,166 recoveries were reported in the state. The recovery rate stands at 96.56 percent.

<p>North 24 Parganas reported 237 new cases followed by Kolkata (199), Hooghly (46) and South 24 Parganas (33), the bulletin added.</p>

North 24 Parganas reported 237 new cases followed by Kolkata (199), Hooghly (46) and South 24 Parganas (33), the bulletin added.

<p>In the last 24 hours, 30,712 samples were tested for coronavirus in West Bengal taking the toll to 72,66,038<br />
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In the last 24 hours, 30,712 samples were tested for coronavirus in West Bengal taking the toll to 72,66,038
 

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