Bengal's COVID death toll crosses 7,000-mark with 56 new fatalities

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Kolkata, Nov 3 (PTI) The COVID-19 death toll in West Bengal crossed the 7,000-mark to reach 7,013 on Tuesday after 56 more people succumbed to the disease, the health department said in a bulletin.

The total number of recoveries reached 3,42,133 after 4,058 people tested negative for the infection.

The bulletin said that 3,981 fresh positive cases reported from across the state pushed the tally to 3,85,589.

The number of active cases currently is 35,443, it said.

Since Monday, 44,176 samples were tested for COVID-19 in West Bengal. PTI SCH NN NN