Coronavirus death toll tops 6000 mark in West Bengal tally races to 321036
| Monday | 19th October, 2020
Kolkata: The COVID-19 death toll in West Bengal went past the 6,000-mark on Sunday with 64 more fatalities, even as a record number of 3,983 fresh cases pushed the tally to 3,21,036, the health department said.
The total number of recoveries stood at 2,81,053.
North 24 Parganas district accounted for 17 deaths, while the metropolis registered 13 fatalities and Howrah (7), it said.
The fresh cases include 838 in North 24 Parganas, 813 in Kolkata, Howrah (269) and South 24 Parganas (264), it said.
In the last 24 hours, 43,520 samples have been tested for coronavirus and 39,91,270 overall, the bulletin said.