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Dengue toll rises to 14 in Orissa

With five more persons succumbing to dengue, the toll in the mosquito-borne disease in Orissa rose to 14, official sources said.



Bhubaneswar: With five more persons
succumbing to dengue, the toll in the mosquito-borne disease
in Orissa rose to 14 on Monday, official sources said.

Five deaths were reported from hospitals in Cuttack
and Bhubaneswar.

While 11 of the dengue victims belonged to the worst-
affected Angul district, one each death was reported from
Balangir, Dhenkanal and Kendrapara district, sources said.
195 people have been affected by dengue in 18
districts of the state. More blood samples have been sent for
examination, the sources said.
A three-member central team is currently visiting Angul
district to take stock of the situation while the state
government has deputed senior officials and doctors to the
area.

PTI

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