Bengal Reports One Fresh Covid Death, Lowest Since April Last Year


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Bengal Reports One Fresh Covid Death, Lowest Since April Last Year

West Bengal now has 4,895 energetic circumstances.


West Bengal on Saturday registered just one contemporary COVID-19 fatality, the bottom since April final 12 months, a well being bulletin stated.

The contemporary fatality, reported in South 24 Parganas district, pushed the state’s coronavirus loss of life depend to 10,202, it stated.

The state’s caseload rose to five,71,178 as 197 extra individuals examined constructive for the an infection, it stated.

As many as 293 extra individuals had been cured of the illness, taking the restoration price among the many coronavirus sufferers within the state to 97.36 per cent, the bulletin stated.

The state now has 4,895 energetic circumstances.

North 24 Parganas reported the very best variety of new circumstances at 55, it stated.


The state has examined over 81.28 lakh samples for COVID-19, together with 24,011 within the final 24 hours, it stated.

Not less than 9,773 frontline employees had been administered the Covishield vaccine on the seventeenth day of the inoculation drive being carried out at 272 websites within the state, a well being official stated.

“Not a single AEFI case was reported throughout the day. A complete of three,53,876 individuals have been vaccinated until Saturday,” he stated.

The official stated that Covaxin was administered to 54 individuals on the Kolkata Medical School and Hospital.

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