Deadly Dengue Takes More Districts in Its Grip, 4,011 Cases Positive across State

Published: 20th October 2014 06:06 AM  |   Last Updated: 20th October 2014 08:14 AM   |  A+A-


BHUBANESWAR: The deadly dengue continues to affect more and more areas with 29 out of 30 districts now under its grip.

The total number of dengue positive cases has jumped to 4,011 this season. Of the 161 samples tested on Saturday, 59 were positive.  The fever has claimed nine lives so far. Jajpur district is the most affected with 1,250 positive cases and four deaths.  The Kalinga Nagar region has continued to be the epicentre of the outbreak because of existence of industries, workshops as well as inflow of industrial workers.

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