At least six persons died of Covid-19 in West Bengal within the last 24 hours, taking the price within the state to 172, the health department said.
The number of active patients rose to 1,575 with 148 new cases reported during the amount , it said on Monday.
Of the six deaths, five were from the town and one was from neighbouring South 24 Parganas district, the department said in its bulletin.
Earlier, the govt had attributed the death of 72 coronavirus-afflicted patients to co-morbidities, and said Covid-19 in those cases was "incidental".
At least 47 more people were discharged from different hospitals within the state within the last 24 hours, following their recovery. the amount of individuals who have recovered to the present day stands at 1,006.
As many as 7,614 samples were tested since Sunday evening. the entire number of samples examined for the disease has climbed to 93,570.
Bengal has reported a complete of two ,825 Covid-19 cases thus far .