Printed:November 1, 2017 1:38 am
A 70-year-old man from Deganga in North 24 Parganas allegedly died of dengue Tuesday.
Vanshidhari Hazra, who was affected by excessive fever since Saturday, died at Kamarhati’s Sagar Dutta Hospital, sources mentioned. Deganga, which has witnessed no less than 4 dengue deaths in the previous few days, is among the worst-affected areas. “The state of affairs in Deganga is dangerous. Numerous folks, affected by dengue, are getting admitted to hospitals. It’s spreading from one village to a different. Spraying of pesticides or bleaching powder will not be serving to in combating the menace,” mentioned a neighborhood resident.
The state authorities has claimed that to this point 40 folks have died as a consequence of dengue and slightly over 20,00zero have been contaminated with the vector-borne illness. The Opposition has been concentrating on the federal government, saying it’s hiding the variety of dengue deaths. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had claimed on Monday that her authorities was taking all measures to fight the state of affairs.
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