Bengal reports 954 fresh COVID-19 cases, positivity rate rises to 9.92 per cent

  • | Tuesday | 28th June, 2022

Kolkata, Jun 28 (PTI) West Bengal"s COVID-19 positivity rate shot up to 9.92 per cent with the state reporting 954 fresh cases of the contagion on Tuesday, pushing the tally to 20,26,,477, a health department bulletin said.The city registered 388 new cases while neighbouring North 24 Parganas district (260) and South 24 Parganas (66), an official said.The COVID-19 death toll remained at 21,216 as no fresh fatality was reported, the bulletin said.West Bengal currently has 4,759 active COVID-19 cases, while 20,00,502 people have recovered from the disease so far, including 275 during the day, it said.The state had reported 551 new COVID-19 cases on Monday.In the last 24 hours, Bengal tested 9,620 samples, taking the total number of samples tested till date to 2,55,34,220, it added. PTI SCH RG RG

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