Highlights

  • Bengal reports 2,128 new Covid cases, double from Wednesday
  • West Bengal's positivity rate jumps to 5.47% from 2.84%
  • Kolkata reports 1,090 Covid cases, it had reported 540 cases on Wed

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Bengal's new Covid cases more than double in 24hrs, positivity rate 5.47%

Kolkata's tally of new Covid-19 infections also more than doubled in 24 hours as the metropolis reported 1,090 cases on Thursday

West Bengal registered more than 2,000 cases after nearly six months as the state reported 2,128 new infections.

It was nearly double the cases reported on Wednesday when 1,089 infections were detected, and more than four times that reported on last Thursday -- 516.

The state's positivity rate jumped to 5.47%, from 2.84% on Wednesday.

Also watch: Mumbai reports 3,671 new Covid-19 cases, jump of over 1,100 from Wednesday

Kolkata's tally of new Covid-19 infections also more than doubled in 24 hours as the metropolis reported 1,090 cases on Thursday, as per the state Health Department. The city reported 540 new cases on Wednesday.

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