West Bengal reported 54 extra Covid-19 fatalities on Sunday, elevating the dying toll to 2,059, the state’s well being division mentioned in a bulletin.
A complete of two,939 recent infections elevated the caseload to 95,554, it mentioned.
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The metropolis accounted for the best variety of 21 deaths, adopted by neighbouring North 24 Parganas district (15). Of the 54 fatalities, 53 had been resulting from comorbidities the place Covid-19 was incidental, the division mentioned.
Kolkata additionally topped the record of recent instances (615), whereas North 24 Parganas reported 588 infections.
Since Saturday, 1,996 sufferers have recovered from the illness, taking the variety of these cured to 67,120, the bulletin mentioned.
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West Bengal now has 26,375 energetic coronavirus instances.
At the least 26,242 samples had been examined previously 24 hours, it added.