West Bengal reports 3,271 new COVID-19 cases; 51 deaths
First Published Dec 3, 2020, 11:52 AM IST
West Bengal on Wednesday (December 2) reported a drop in its total of active Covid-19 cases for the 37th consecutive day since the end of Durga Puja as the state logged 3,275 recoveries, 3,271 infections, and 51 deaths. The tally went up to 4,90,070 after 3,271 fresh cases of infection were reported from various parts of the state.
According to the state health bulletin, the discharge rate has gone up to 93.33 percent after 3,275 recoveries were registered during the day.
The number of people who were cured of coronavirus is now 4,57,377.
But the gap between the daily recoveries and the new infections has been reducing over the past couple of weeks, which suggests the spell of fall in the total of active cases might end soon.
Out of the 51 deaths, 12 were reported from Kolkata and 11 from North 24 Parganas district. The remaining casualties were registered in several other districts.
The 3,271 new positive cases included 841 from Kolkata and 697 from North 24 Parganas.
Since Tuesday (December 1), 42,624 samples were tested for COVID-19 in the state taking the total number of such tests to 59,58,798, the bulletin said.
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