Kolkata : West Bengal’s COVID-19 tally rose to 20,17,495 on Sunday as 36 more people tested positive for the infection, a health bulletin said on Sunday. After a gap of 12 days, the state recorded COVID-19 deaths as two more patients succumbed to the infection, taking the toll to 21,199.
Forty-nine more people were cured of the disease, taking the discharge rate to 98.92 per cent. The state has thus far tested over 2.4 crore samples for COVID-19, including 11,949 in the last 24 hours, it added.
On 2nd April West Bengal recorded 70 new COVID-19 cases. In the last 24 hours, 12,401 samples were tested for COVID-19 taking the total number of such clinical examinations to 24,782,766 since the outbreak of the pandemic, the bulletin said.