Bengal reports 3,920 new COVID-19 cases, 59 fresh fatalities

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Kolkata, Nov 8 (PTI) West Bengal's COVID-19 tally rose to 4,05,314 on Sunday as 3,920 more people tested positive for the infection, a health bulletin said.

Fifty-nine more patients succumbed to the infection, pushing the state's coronavirus death toll to 7,294, it said.

A record 4,383 more people were cured of the disease, taking the states COVID-19 recovery count to 3,63,454, the bulletin said.

The recovery rate among the coronavirus patients in the state has improved to 89.67 per cent, it said.

West Bengal now has 34,566 active coronavirus cases, the bulletin said.

The state has so far tested 49.14 lakh samples for COVID-19, including 45,187 in the last 24 hours, it added. PTI SUS ACD ACD