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Home / Kolkata / West Bengal reports 59 more Covid-19 fatalities, 3,161 new cases

West Bengal reports 59 more Covid-19 fatalities, 3,161 new cases

Since Friday, 3,042 people recovered from the disease, improving the discharge rate, which stood at 86.26 per cent.

kolkata Updated: Sep 12, 2020 22:09 IST
Press Trust of India| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
Press Trust of India| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
Kolkata
The state now has 23,521 active cases, the bulletin showed.
The state now has 23,521 active cases, the bulletin showed.(Samir Jana/HT file photo)

West Bengal’s Covid-19 death toll climbed to 3,887 on Saturday after 59 more patients succumbed to the virus, even as 3,161 fresh cases pushed the tally to 1,99,493, the health department said in a bulletin.

Since Friday, 3,042 people recovered from the disease, improving the discharge rate, which stood at 86.26 per cent.

The state now has 23,521 active cases, it said.

In the past 24 hours, the highest single-day 47,131 samples have been tested in West Bengal, the bulletin said.

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