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As elections come to an end, West Bengal continues to see sharp increase in Covid-19 cases

The death toll went up to 11,847 after 103 fatalities due to the deadly virus were recorded in the state, state health department bulletin said.

Published: 05th May 2021 08:56 PM  |   Last Updated: 05th May 2021 09:02 PM   |  A+A-

A health worker conducts COVID-19 Rapid Antigen test at the district administration office, coronavirus

In the last 24 hours, 59,519 samples have been tested in the state, the bulletin said. (File Photo | PTI)

By PTI

KOLKATA: West Bengal on Wednesday registered its highest single-day spike of 18,102 COVID cases pushing the tally to 9,16,635, state health department bulletin said.

The death toll went up to 11,847 after 103 fatalities due to the deadly virus were recorded in the state, it added.

The state has three days back concluded a prolonged assembly elections.

Since Tuesday, there are 17,073 recoveries in the state.

The number of active cases climbed up to 1,21,872.

In the last 24 hours, 59,519 samples have been tested in the state, the bulletin said.

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