Two more dengue deaths reported in West Bengal, toll rises to 22
Two more dengue deaths have been reported in West Bengal on Monday, taking the state’s toll to 22.
About 300 new cases of dengue were reported in the state taking the total number of infected persons to 4,523 since January, West Bengal director of health services, Biswaranjan Satpathy said.
Among the two persons died of dengue since Sunday, one is a 20-year-old from Howrah district while the other one is a 75-year-old man from South 24 Parganas district, he said.
Most cases in the state so far have been reported from Hooghly district’s Serampore and North and South 24-Parganas, and Nadia district.