Active Covid cases dip further in Bengal, Toll rises to 8,025, cases touch 4,56,361

Kolkata, Nov 22 (UNI) The total active Covid cases in Bengal decreased further on Sunday as the recovery rate continued to grow, with the number of discharged persons also increasing steadily.
According to the latest State Government Health bulletin, the active cases accounted for 25,207, while the number of discharged cases stood at 4,23,129.
The percentage of discharged rose to 92.72 per cent.
The COVID-19 toll in the state rose to 8,025 with the death of 49 persons on Sunday, while the total cases tally touched 4,56,361 with 3,591 new confirmed cases.
The bulletin said the total number of samples tested stood at 55,22,924 with 44,653 tested in the past 24 hours.
While the city recorded the highest number of 2505 deaths so far, surrounding districts of North 24 Parganas and Howrah came second and third respectively with 1888 and 845 fatalities.
South 24 Parganas accounted for 533 deaths, the toll in Hooghly stood at 388, Darjeeling 171, Paschim and Purba Midnapore 245 and 229 respectively, Malda 95, Murshidabad 116, Nadia 207, Paschim Bardhaman 122, Purba Bardhaman 81, Jalpaiguri 122, Uttar Dinajpur 57, Dakshin Dinajpur 57, Birbhum 66, Alipurduar 80,
Kalimpong 19, Cooch Behar 60, Purulia 38, Jhargram 14 and Bankura 84.


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