239 new dengue cases reported from Bengal districts in 24 hours

As many as 239 new dengue cases were reported from different districts of West Bengal in the last  24 hours even as the death toll due to the vector-borne  disease remained unchanged at 20.

Published: 21st August 2016 08:41 PM  |   Last Updated: 21st August 2016 08:41 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

KOLKATA: As many as 239 new dengue cases were  reported from different districts of West Bengal in the last  24 hours even as the death toll due to the vector-borne  disease remained unchanged at 20, officials said today.             

The total number of persons infected by the dengue virus  rose to 4,223, state health Director of Health Services  Biswaranjan Satpathy said.     

Most fresh cases were reported from Hooghly district's  Serampore and North 24-Parganas district, the medical officer  said.

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