Kolkata, 20 July. Corona epidemic infection in West Bengal is setting new records every day. In the Health Bulletin issued by the State Health Department on Monday, it has been told that 2282 people have become coronavirus positive in one day, which is the highest ever. With this, the total number of people affected by this epidemic in the state has increased to 44769. Most people have also recovered on Monday. A total of 1535 people have returned home after getting healthy, due to which the number of healthy people has increased to 26418. It is a matter of concern that a total of 35 people have died in 24 hours, due to which the total number of deaths has increased to 1147. There are still 17204 active cases in the state. The rate of recovery in the state is also declining continuously. In the first week of July, the recovery rate was more than 66 percent, which has now fallen to 59.01 percent. Samples of 13081 people have been tested in 24 hours. Samples of a total of 716365 people have been tested so far, of which 6.25 percent have been found to be coronavirus positive. Health experts say that more samples are being tested, so the infection is increasing. However, the decline in recovery rate is a cause for concern. State Chief Secretary Rajiv Sinha also said that at the moment the infection will increase but people need not fear.