Black fungus cases rise to 24 in West Bengal

The state’s single-day COVID-19 caseload decreased further on Sunday, with 11,284 infections.

The number of Mucormycosis or ‘Black Fungus’ cases rose to 24 on Sunday with one more confirmed case at the state-run SSKM hospital in Kolkata. However, with no further deaths reported due to the infection, the state’s black fungus toll remained three.


The state’s single-day Covid-19 caseload decreased further on Sunday, with 11,284 infections reported in the last 24 hours. The deaths, too, fell further below 150. With 142 new fatalities, the state’s overall Covid toll rose to 15,410.


The number of active cases also fell to 94,898, while 18,642 fresh discharges took the overall recoveries in the state to 12,55,932. The discharge rate, as a result, improved further to 91.93%.


Of the 11,284 cases reported in the last 24 hours, North 24 Parganas accounted for the most at 2,482, followed by 1,830 in Kolkata.

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