West Bengal registers 896 new COVID-19 cases; 26 more deaths
First Published Jan 4, 2021, 11:45 AM IST
On Sunday (January 3), West Bengal registered 896 new COVID-19 cases. The total active cases declined to 10,446.
The recovery rate in the state stands at 96.35 percent. With active COVID-19 cases dropping in the state, the government has already started freeing up beds in hospitals, which had earlier been booked for treating COVID patients.
According to the state health bulletin, the state registered 26 deaths in the past 24 hours taking the toll to 9,792.
Out of the 26 deaths, 8 were reported from Kolkata while 7 were reported from North 24 Parganas.
Among the new COVID-19 cases, 194 were from Kolkata while 253 cases were reported from North 24 Parganas.
The total number of tests conducted in the last 24 hours is 32,256. The total number of tests conducted in the state so far is 72,10,070.