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.
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 dengue toll in West Bengal, since January 2016, went up to 17, revealed a senior health department official.’
"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.