West Bengal: State reports 1,094 new Covid cases, seven fresh deaths

of West Bengal COVID-19 The tally rose to 20,86,483, as 1,094 more people tested positive for the infection, while seven fresh fatalities took the toll to 21,327, the health bulletin said.

The state had recorded 1,817 cases and six deaths on the previous day.

The number of active cases rose to 22,657 from 24,329 the previous day, as 2,759 people were cured of the disease, taking the total number of recoveries to 20,42,499. The state health department’s bulletin said the daily positivity rate was 12.65 per cent as 8,645 samples were tested for Covid-19.

The state had reported 1,844 new infections on Saturday.

A total of 14,646 samples were tested on Sunday with a positivity rate of 12.41 per cent.

The bulletin said that there are now 24,329 active cases in the state, as 20,39,740 people have recovered from the disease so far.

The state health department’s bulletin said 72,04,073 precautionary doses were administered in the state on Saturday.

with PTI