Kolkata, Aug 28 (PTI) The recovery rate of COVID-19 patients in West Bengal reached 80.86 per cent on Friday after 3,286 people were discharged from various hospitals of the state, a bulletin issued by the health department said.
So far, 1,24,332 people have recovered from the disease in West Bengal, it said.
The death toll rose to 3,073 after 56 more people succumbed to COVID-19, while the state's caseload went up to 1,53,754 as 2,982 fresh cases of infection were reported.
The number of active cases is now 26,349.
Since Thursday, 42,121 samples were tested for COVID- 19 in the state, the bulletin said. PTI SCH NN NN