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.
 

<p>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.<br />
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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.
 

<p>According to the state health bulletin, the state registered 26 deaths in the past 24 hours taking the toll to 9,792.</p>

According to the state health bulletin, the state registered 26 deaths in the past 24 hours taking the toll to 9,792.

<p>Out of the 26 deaths, 8 were reported from Kolkata while 7 were reported from North 24 Parganas.<br />
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Out of the 26 deaths, 8 were reported from Kolkata while 7 were reported from North 24 Parganas.
 

<p>Among the new COVID-19 cases, 194 were from Kolkata while 253 cases were reported from North 24 Parganas.</p>

Among the new COVID-19 cases, 194 were from Kolkata while 253 cases were reported from North 24 Parganas.

<p>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.</p>

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.