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Grips Cuttack dist: Dengue menace

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The Viral
20th October, 2019 20:50 IST


Cuttack: Dengue, a vector-borne sickness, is gradually arriving at disturbing extents in the locale here.

As indicated by sources, dengue cases have been affirmed from at any rate eight places over the area. By Saturday, dengue cases have been found at spots like Khannagar, Kathagada Sahi, Sriram Chandra Bhanja Medical College and Hospital (SCBMCH) grounds, Nuabazar, Saantasahi, Chhatia, 42 Mouza and Nischintakoili, sources said.

It is found out that a medicinal understudy of SCBMCH has been tried positive for dengue. “A therapeutic understudy, remaining at the MBBS lodging, was tried positive for the vector-borne malady, Saturday,” said source in the emergency clinic.

SCBMCH sources said by and large 26 blood tests out of 119 were tried positive for dengue at the head wellbeing establishment, Saturday.

Five people from the Silver City, four from Balasore locale, three from Bhadrak, six from Jajpur and five from Kendrapara were tried constructive for dengue Saturday, sources said.

With five more dengue cases, the all out number of individuals experiencing the ailment has arrived at 215 in Cuttack locale.

“This year, dengue infection has been found in 1,155 blood tests at SCBMCH. Presently, through and through 48 patients are being treated at the dengue ward while three basically sick patients are kept at the serious consideration units (ICUs),” said Sriprasad Mohanty, a specialist at the restorative school and medical clinic.

As of late, two people passed on in dengue at SCBMCH. Debaki Behera of Aul in Kendrapara region kicked the bucket because of the illness while being treated at the medical clinic August 13. Likewise, Rama Barik of Sakhigopal in Puri area surrendered to dengue at SCBMCH October 16, sources included.

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