Two more Encephalitis deaths in WB, toll 210

PTI| Updated: Aug 09, 2014, 22:15 PM IST
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Kolkata: Two fresh Encephalitis-related deaths were reported from north Bengal districts in the last 24 hours taking the toll in the state to 210 since January, an official of the state health department said here today.

The two deaths were reported from Jalpaiguri and North Dinajpur districts of north Bengal, Health Services Director Biswaranjan Satpathy told PTI.

The death toll in the state due to the disease thus rose to 210 since January, he said.

Meanwhile, three suspected cases were reported from three south Bengal districts of Bankura, West Midnapore and South 24 Parganas, he said.