Dengue cases in Odisha rise to 2,076

The number of dengue cases in Odisha rose to 2,076 with the state health department Tuesday confirming 120 new cases since Sunday.

IANS| Last Updated: Sep 23, 2014, 21:04 PM IST

Bhubaneswar: The number of dengue cases in Odisha rose to 2,076 with the state health department Tuesday confirming 120 new cases since Sunday.

"The number of dengue cases increased to 2,076. About 120 of them reported in last two days" a state health department official told IANS.

"The worst hit Jajpur district reported nearly 30 new cases, taking the total in the district since July to 762," the official said.

"The number of people who have died of the mosquito-borne disease however remained at four, as no new death has been reported from any part of the state.

"About 90 people were currently undergoing treatment in various hospitals. Five of them have been receiving treatment at the intensive care unit of Sriram Chandra Bhanja (SCB) Medical College at Cuttack," the official added.