In the last 24 hours, 44,724 samples were tested for COVID-19 in West Bengal
At least 3,608 people recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours, it said, adding that the discharge rate currently stands at 87.44 percent.
The death toll also mounted to 6,244 with 64 more people succumbing to the disease
At least 3,383 people recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours, it said, adding that the discharge rate currently stands at 87.43 percent.
The number of active cases rose to 34,584 with the detection of new cases. West Bengal tested 43,619 samples for COVID-19 since Sunday.
In the past 24 hours, the highest single-day 47,131 samples have been tested in West Bengal, the bulletin said.
The tally also went up to 1,90,063 after 3,107 fresh cases of infection were registered in different parts of the state.
The tally went up to 1,86,956 after 3,091 fresh cases of infection were registered from different parts of the state.
The discharge rate climbed to 85.40 per cent, with 3,021 people recovering from the disease since Sunday evening, the department said in its bulletin.
Kolkata reported 18 of the 58 fresh fatalities, followed by 14 in North 24 Parganas and six each in Howrah and Paschim Medinipur districts, the bulletin said.
Since Friday, at least 2,125 patients have been released from different hospitals following their recovery from the disease, the bulletin said.
West Bengal also registered its highest single-day recovery on Friday as 1,873 patients were cured of the disease, the bulletin said.
The state also saw the highest discharge of people after recovery. Total of 2,006 people were discharged during the last 24 hours. There are 18,846 active cases in the state at present.
Since Monday, 1,617 patients have recovered from the disease and been discharged, the bulletin said, adding, at least 13,064 samples were tested during the period.
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.