Bengal logs 2 fresh COVID deaths, 189 new casesPTI | Kolkata | Updated: 24-02-2021 01:06 IST | Created: 24-02-2021 01:06 IST
West Bengal on Tuesday registered two COVID-19 deaths taking the toll to 10,253, the health department said in a bulletin.
The tally mounted to 5,74,099 after 189 fresh cases were recorded in the state, it said.
The discharge rate improved to 97.62 per cent after 228 recoveries were registered in the state. Till date, 5,60,447 people have been cured of the disease in West Bengal.
The number of active cases currently is 3,399, the bulletin said.
The 19 fresh positive cases included 63 in Kolkata.
Since Monday, at least 18,302 samples were tested in West Bengal for COVID-19 pushing the total number of such tests to 84,62,809.
Out of them, 9,039 were vaccinated with Covaxin and 10,486 people were administered the second dose of the Covishield.
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