Bengal reports 2 more COVID deaths, 190 fresh cases

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Kolkata, Feb 14 (PTI) West Bengal on Sunday registered two COVID-19 deaths -- one from Kolkata and another from North 24 Parganas district -- taking the toll to 10,232, the state health department said in a bulletin.

Of the two deaths, one was due to comorbidity where COVID-19 was incidental.

The tally rose to 5,72,595 after 190 new cases of the contagion were reported from various districts in the state, the bulletin said.

The maximum number of 65 fresh positive cases was reported from North 24 Parganas district.

In the last 24 hours, 262 patients recovered from COVID-19 improving the discharge rate to 97.50 per cent. Till Sunday, 5,58,277 people have been cured of the disease, it said.

The state now has 4,086 active casses.

Since Saturday, 22,204 samples were tested for coronavirus in West Bengal pushing the total number of such tests to 83,00,367, the bulletin said. PTI SCH NN NN