The hospital has refuted charge of claiming Rs three lakh as admission fee and said that the 60-year-old woman's family was given an estimate for treatment but not pressurised for making payments.
During the last 24 hours, 2,064 people have been discharged from different hospitals in West Bengal taking the discharge rate to 70.32 per cent.
Bengal reports 54 more COVID-19 deaths, 2,752 new cases; state requests ICMR to change test guidelines
The state also witnessed its highest single-day spike of 2,752 new cases, following which the tally rose to 80,984, as per a bulletin issued by the Health Department.
At least 2,213 patients have recovered from the disease since Saturday, improving the discharge rate in the state to 69.83 per cent, the department said in its bulletin.
Bi-weekly lockdown kicks off in Bengal as state sees highest daily spike of 2,291 fresh COVID-19 cases, 39 deaths
All government and private offices, commercial establishments, public and private transport, as well as activities other than under emergency services would remain closed on these days.
With 130 new cases, the state witnessed the highest spike in coronavirus infection in a day.
Thirty-one people have been discharged from different hospitals since Wednesday evening. According to the Health Department, 2,611 samples were examined on Thursday.
The home secretary said instances of overcrowding in 'bazaars' (markets) with poor sanitation, free movement of people in large numbers without masks are a grave violation of lockdown instructions