Published On: Fri, Aug 14th, 2020

West Bengal’s COVID-19 tally climbs to 1,10,358 with record 3,035 new cases

Kolkata, Aug 14 (PTI) West Bengal’s COVID-19 tally jumped to 1,10,358 on Friday with the highest single-day spike of 3,035 cases, the health department said.

People wearing face masks wait for transport outside a bus station in Kolkata, India, Friday, Aug. 14, 2020. (AP Photo)

The death toll mounted to 2,319 after 60 more patients succumbed to the disease, it said in a bulletin.

The discharge rate improved to 73.57 per cent as 2,572 people recovered from the disease since Thursday.

West Bengal now has 26,850 active cases.

In the last 24 hours, a record 31,317 samples have been tested in the state, the bulletin added.

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