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).
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.
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.
Since Monday (January 4), 1,166 recoveries were reported in the state. The recovery rate stands at 96.56 percent.
North 24 Parganas reported 237 new cases followed by Kolkata (199), Hooghly (46) and South 24 Parganas (33), the bulletin added.
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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