West Bengal reports 2,214 new COVID-19 cases, 48 deaths

First Published Dec 9, 2020, 9:57 AM IST

West Bengal's COVID-19 tally rose to 5,05,054 on Tuesday as 2,214 more people tested positive for the infection. According to the state health bulletin, 48 deaths were reported in a single day which pushed the state's coronavirus death toll to 8,771.
 

<p>Kolkata recorded the highest number of new COVID-19 deaths at 15, followed by North 24 Parganas at 14, Howrah at five, Hooghly at four and South 24 Parganas at three.<br />
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Kolkata recorded the highest number of new COVID-19 deaths at 15, followed by North 24 Parganas at 14, Howrah at five, Hooghly at four and South 24 Parganas at three.
 

<p>Altogether 2,231 people were cured of the disease in past 24 hours, taking the recovery rate among the coronavirus patients in the state to 93.55 percent.</p>

Altogether 2,231 people were cured of the disease in past 24 hours, taking the recovery rate among the coronavirus patients in the state to 93.55 percent.

<p>Kolkata registered the maximum number of new cases at 593, followed by North 24 Parganas at 583 and Hooghly at 143.</p>

Kolkata registered the maximum number of new cases at 593, followed by North 24 Parganas at 583 and Hooghly at 143.

<p>The state now has 23,829 active cases, and 4,72,454 people have recovered from the disease so far.</p>

The state now has 23,829 active cases, and 4,72,454 people have recovered from the disease so far.

<p>West Bengal has so far tested 61,67,307 samples for COVID-19, including 31,453 in the last 24 hours.</p>

West Bengal has so far tested 61,67,307 samples for COVID-19, including 31,453 in the last 24 hours.