The number of COVID-19 cases in West Bengal decreased further on Friday (November 13) as the recovery rate continued to grow. However, the number of persons discharged from hospital is also increasing steadily.

In the last 24 hours, 4,468 persons were cured of the COVID-19 infection. Thus, the number of active cases decreased to 31,501.

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A total of 3,835 fresh cases and 51 deaths were reported on Friday, taking the death toll to 7,557. With 4,468 more persons discharged, the total number of discharged persons is now 3,85,617.

The total number of cases in West Bengal increased to 4,24,675 on Friday. On Thursday (November 12), the total caseload was 4,20,840.

A total of 44,312 samples were tested, taking the cumulative number to 50,36,012.

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Kolkata and its four adjacent districts continued to take a major share in the fresh caseload. Kolkata again topped in terms of caseload on Friday.

However, the recovery rate has also increased to 90.80 percent.