West Bengal reports 1,541 new COVID-19 cases; 31 more deaths

First Published Dec 26, 2020, 10:15 AM IST

 West Bengal reported 1,541 new COVID-19 cases taking the tally to 5,44,755. The COVID-19 toll in the state rose to 9,536 on Friday (December 25) with 31 more people succumbing to the disease.

<p>According to the state health bulletin, 1,954 people recovered in a single day and went back home from hospital. However, the recovery rate in the state stands at 95.54 percent.&nbsp;<br />
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According to the state health bulletin, 1,954 people recovered in a single day and went back home from hospital. However, the recovery rate in the state stands at 95.54 percent. 
 

<p>The percentage of positive cases out of samples tested stood at 7.90, the bulletin said.<br />
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The percentage of positive cases out of samples tested stood at 7.90, the bulletin said.
 

<p>According to the state health bulletin, 40,089 samples have been tested in the state on Thursday (December 24). The number of active cases stood at 14,749.</p>

According to the state health bulletin, 40,089 samples have been tested in the state on Thursday (December 24). The number of active cases stood at 14,749.

<p>North 24 Parganas reported the&nbsp;maximum of 14 deaths, followed by Kolkata, which recorded seven deaths.</p>

North 24 Parganas reported the maximum of 14 deaths, followed by Kolkata, which recorded seven deaths.

<p>According to the state health bulletin, 376 people were infected with COVID in a single day in North 24 Parganas while Kolkata recorded 347 cases.&nbsp;<br />
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According to the state health bulletin, 376 people were infected with COVID in a single day in North 24 Parganas while Kolkata recorded 347 cases. 
 

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