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Covid-19 pandemic: West Bengal logs 236 new cases and nine deaths

The state had registered 200 new cases and 11 fresh fatalities on Monday

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West Bengal on Tuesday recorded 236 new Covid-19 cases, 36 more than the previous day's figure, taking the state's total infection count to 20,13,789, the health department said in a bulletin.

It said that nine more fatalities took the coronavirus death toll to 21,152.

The state had registered 200 new cases and 11 fresh fatalities on Monday.

The positivity rate came down to 0.84 per cent from 0.94 per cent the previous day, while the number of daily tests is higher at 27,998 on Tuesday than 21,371 on February 21.

The number of active cases on Tuesday is 3,437, the bulletin said.

Kolkata recorded the

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First Published: Feb 23 2022 | 1:31 AM IST

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