Three die of Dengue in Chhattisgarh

Last Updated: Monday, September 21, 2009 - 19:05

Korba: Three persons died of Dengue, while
six others have contracted the disease in Chhattisgarh`s Korba
district, hospital sources said on Monday.

Rajnesh Peter, Anil Vipul Tirkey, and Sadhiram, who all
worked in South Eastern Coalfield Limited (SECL), succumbed to
Dengue in the past 2-3 days, said doctors of the Apollo
Hospital, located in Bilaspur city.

Six others from the district are suffering from the
disease, they said.

According to Chief Medical and health officer, Korba, R P
Kumbhkar, people residing in the SECL areas have been asked to
take precautions.

Korba Collector Ashok Agarwal said that the state health
department has been informed about the spread of dengue in the
region.

Bureau Report



First Published: Monday, September 21, 2009 - 19:05

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