WB: Fever patients overcrowding Malda Medical College and Hospital
District Magistrate Sharad Dwivedi said the situation was under control and not so alarming.
Deputy CMOH-II Dr Amitabha Mondal said tests were conducted on 2411 patients this year and 511 of them were tested positive for dengue.
However, there was no death so far due to the disease, he said.
Malda Municipality chairperson and chief of the Rogi Kalyan Samiti Krishnendu Chowdhury said Malda Medical College and Hospital was under tremendous pressure as patients from neighbouring Bihar and Jharkhand too come here for treatment.