West Bengal reports 241 new COVID-19 cases, 2 fresh deaths

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Kolkata, Mar 10 (PTI) West Bengal's COVID-19 tally rose to 5,77,267 as 241 more people tested positive for the infection while two fresh fatalities pushed the death toll to 10,283, the health department said on Wednesday.

The two deaths were due to the comorbidities where COVID-19 was incidental, it said.

The state now has 3,127 active COVID-19 cases, while 5,63,857 people have recovered from the disease.

The COVID-19 recovery rate in the state is 97.68 per cent.

The state has so far tested 87,48,775 samples for COVID-19 including 18,272 samples in the last 24 hours, it said.

Meanwhile, 1,44,322 people received the COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday, the health department added. PTI SCH RG RG