Kolkata, Sept 4 (PTI) The COVID-19 discharge rate in West Bengal rose to 84.48 per cent on Friday, after 3,305 more people recovered from the disease, the health department said.
The death toll due to the infection mounted to 3,452 with 58 fresh fatalities, the department said in its bulletin.
At least 2,978 new COVID-19 cases were reported in the state, which pushed the tally to 1,74,659, the bulletin said.
The number of active cases currently stands at 23,654.
As many as 45,620 samples have been tested for COVID- 19 in the state in the last 24 hours, the bulletin added. PTI SCH RMS RMS