Bengal reports 965 new dengue cases, one fatality
Kolkata: An elderly man died due to dengue in Kolkata on Wednesday, while 965 new cases were reported in the state, a health department official said.
The deceased, Subrata Sarkar (61), was a resident of Bansdroni area in the metropolis, he said.
The official said the dengue death toll now stands at 16 since the outbreak this year two months ago.
A total of 604 patients are undergoing treatment at government hospitals for the mosquito-borne disease, the official said.