Kolkata: Once again, the number of COVID-19 cases reported in a single day, has risen along with the death toll in West Bengal. The death toll in a single day in the state rose to 55, compared to 45 deaths reported previously. Meanwhile, the number of people infected with COVID-19 has also increased in the last 24 hours. In a single day, 3,175 people were infected with COVID-19 in West Bengal. According to official data, there has been a rise in the number of recoveries too. In the last 24 hours, more than 35,000 tests have been conducted in the state.

The death toll in the state has risen to 2,528. According to official data, 3,175 people were found infected with COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. On Monday (August 17), the number was 3,080. Overall, the total number of COVID-19 infected in the state increased to 1,22,753. In addition, the number of active COVID-19 cases has risen to 27,535.

According to statistics, 2,987 people have been cured and returned to home from hospitals in the last 24 hours. On Monday (August 17), the number was 2,932. So far, 92,690 people have recovered in West Bengal. The recovery rate rose to 75.51%. On Monday (August 17), it was 75.02%. 35,107 COVID tests were conducted in a single day.

Meanwhile, out of the 55 people who died in the state, 17 are from Kolkata. 11 from North 24 Parganas, 3 from South 24 Parganas, 9 from Howrah, 4 from Hooghly, 1 from East Medinipur. West Medinipur reported 1 death. 1 death from Birbhum, 2 from Nadia, 2 from Murshidabad, 2 from Malda, 1 from Jalpaiguri, and 1 from Darjeeling, was reported.