(Eds: With more inputs) Kolkata, Sep 27 (PTI) West Bengal reported 60 more COVID-19 fatalities on Sunday, pushing the death toll to 4,781, while the coronavirus tally jumped to 2,47,425 with 3,185 fresh cases, the health department said in a bulletin.
Since Saturday, 2,946 people have recovered from the disease, taking the discharge rate to 87.67 per cent, it said.
So far, 2,16,921 people have been cured.
The city accounted for 17 deaths, while neighbouring South 24 Parganas (10), Howrah (9) and Paschim Medinipore (7), the department said.
Of the 60 deaths, 48 were due to comorbidities where COVID-19 was incidental.
The fresh cases include 670 from North 24 Parganas and another 615 from Kolkata, it said.
The state now has 25,723 active cases.
In the past 24 hours, 43,618 samples have been tested in West Bengal and 30,98,657 overall, the bulletin added. PTI SCH RBT RBT