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Covid: 276 cured, six more die in Bengal

The total of active cases, which was 37,190 on Dashami (October 26), has improved to 4,496, back almost where it was on June 7 last year, 247 days ago
The state now has 3.22 per cent of total active cases in the country, less than half of its share even two months ago.

Meghdeep Bhattacharyya   |   Calcutta   |   Published 10.02.21, 02:27 AM

Bengal on Tuesday logged 276 Covid-19 recoveries, 146 infections and six deaths, including two in Calcutta, as a drop in total active cases continued for the 106th consecutive day since Vijaya Dashami last year.

The total of active cases, which was 37,190 on Dashami (October 26), has improved to 4,496, back almost where it was on June 7 last year, 247 days ago.

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“In 106 days, we have undone over eight months of damage. Ours has been a near-miraculous success story,” said a Bengal minister.

The state now has 3.22 per cent of total active cases in the country, less than half of its share even two months ago.

The recovery rate rose for 109 consecutive days to touch 97.43 per cent. The national rate now is 97.24.

The state’s positive confirmation rate fell to less than 7 per cent, to 6.98 per cent now, having fallen steadily for 81 days.

Of the total death toll of 10,215, 8,580 (84 per cent) were attributed to comorbidities.

Bengal’s mortality rate remained 1.78, while the national rate remained 1.43 per cent.

On Tuesday, the state reported 20,456 tests, taking the total past 81.88 lakh, at 90,981 tests per million people.



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