Kolkata, Oct 7 (PTI) West Bengal's Covid-19 tally mounted to 2,80,504 after the highest single-day spike of 3,455 new infections was reported on Wednesday, the health department said in a bulletin.
The death toll in the state rose to 5,376 with 58 more fatalities.
The discharge rate reached 87.97 per cent after 3,024 recoveries were registered across the state, the bulletin said.
The number of active cases stood at 28,361.
Since Tuesday, 42,651 samples were tested for COVID-19 in the state. PTI SCH NN NN