West Bengal reports 1,028 new COVID-19 cases; 27 more deaths

First Published Dec 29, 2020, 10:54 AM IST

West Bengal reported 1,028 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours pushing the tally to 5,48,471. Meanwhile, 27 fresh fatalities pushed the state’s coronavirus death toll to 9,625.
 

<p style="text-align: justify;">According to the state health bulletin, the cumulative number of discharged persons became 5,25,685. The recovery rate also has increased to 95.85 percent.<br />
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According to the state health bulletin, the cumulative number of discharged persons became 5,25,685. The recovery rate also has increased to 95.85 percent.
 

<p style="text-align: justify;">In a single day, 268 people were infected with COVID-19 in North 24 Parganas followed by Kolkata (200) and Howrah (71).</p>

In a single day, 268 people were infected with COVID-19 in North 24 Parganas followed by Kolkata (200) and Howrah (71).

<p>Out of the 27 deaths, 7 are from North 24 Parganas, 4 from Kolkata, and 4 from South 24 Parganas.&nbsp;<br />
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Out of the 27 deaths, 7 are from North 24 Parganas, 4 from Kolkata, and 4 from South 24 Parganas. 
 

<p>The state now has 13,161 active cases, while 5,25,685 people have been cured of the disease so far, the bulletin said.</p>

The state now has 13,161 active cases, while 5,25,685 people have been cured of the disease so far, the bulletin said.

<p>West Bengal has so far tested over 69.93 lakh samples for COVID-19, including 28,095 in the last 24 hours.&nbsp;<br />
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West Bengal has so far tested over 69.93 lakh samples for COVID-19, including 28,095 in the last 24 hours.