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West Bengal records 2,300 COVID-19 cases in single day, total tally at 44,769

Altogether 1,535 people have been discharged from hospitals since Sunday evening, improving the COVID-19 recovery rate in the state to 59.01 percent, the department said in its bulletin.

Published: 20th July 2020 10:37 PM  |   Last Updated: 20th July 2020 10:37 PM   |  A+A-

A woman wearing a face mask and gloves looks in her bag during Unlock 2.0 in Kolkata Sunday July 19 2020. (Photo | PTI)

By PTI

KOLKATA: West Bengal recorded a new high of 2,282 COVID-19 cases, pushing the total tally in the state to 44,769, the health department said on Monday.

At least 35 people succumbed to the infection, raising the death toll to 1,147, it said.

The number of active cases climbed to 17,204.

Altogether 1,535 people have been discharged from hospitals since Sunday evening, improving the COVID-19 recovery rate in the state to 59.01 percent, the department said in its bulletin.

As many as 13,081 samples were examined for the disease during the period, it added.

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