Kolkata, Sep 19 (PTI) West Bengal reported 56 more COVID-19 fatalities on Saturday, pushing the death toll to 4,298, a bulletin issued by the health department said.
The state also registered 3,188 fresh coronavirus cases, which took the tally to 2,21,960, it said.
Since Friday, 2,993 people recovered from the disease, it said, adding that the discharge rate currently stands at 86.96 per cent in the state.
West Bengal now has 24,648 active cases.
A total of 45,563 samples have been tested for COVID- 19 in the state since Friday, the bulletin said. PTI SCH BDC BDC