West Bengal reported highest single-day COVID-19 fatality of 48 on Saturday, even because the every day rise in circumstances crossed the two,500-mark for the primary time, as per a bulletin issued by the state Well being Division.
The state detected 2,589 contemporary circumstances, taking the tally to 72,777, it mentioned. The quantity rose to 1,629 with the brand new deaths, it added.
There are 20,631 lively circumstances within the state at current.
On a optimistic word, the discharge fee improved to 69.41 per cent as 2,143 folks recovered from the illness within the final 24 hours.
Thus far, 50,517 folks have recovered from COVID-19 in West Bengal.
Since Friday, 20,065 samples have been examined within the state, the bulletin mentioned.