Death Toll Due to Dengue Reaches 17 in West Bengal

by Dr. Trupti Shirole on  August 16, 2016 at 5:01 PM Dengue News
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The number of dengue cases in West Bengal since January 2016 now stands at 2,870, revealed a senior health department official. With two more deaths, the dengue toll in West Bengal, since January 2016, went up to 17, he said.
 Death Toll Due to Dengue Reaches 17 in West Bengal
Death Toll Due to Dengue Reaches 17 in West Bengal

One of the victims was from Dum Dum and the other from North 24 Parganas' Bangaon. Both were women and died on Sunday, said state director of health services Biswaranjan Satpathy.

"The death count has now become 17. Most of the victims were from North 24 Parganas and Hooghly districts," he said.

Satpathy said, 77 fresh cases of dengue were reported in the last 24 hours.

Source: IANS

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