Dengue kills 3 more in Tamil Nadu

TIRUNELVELI: Three more persons reportedly died of dengue in Tirunelveli district on Tuesday, taking the total number of deaths due to the killer fever to 25. A senior health officer sai

Published: 23rd May 2012 03:26 AM  |   Last Updated: 02nd June 2012 10:29 PM   |  A+A-

TIRUNELVELI: Three more persons reportedly died of dengue in Tirunelveli district on Tuesday, taking the total number of deaths due to the killer fever to 25.

A senior health officer said Preethika (10) of Kavalkinaru, Dikson Samuel (10) of Maruthamputhur near Mukkudal and Baby Irudiya Marry (7) of Ambalavan-apuram, Ambasamudram area, died due to dengue on Tuesday.

He also confirmed that two persons — Suryanar-ayanan (25) of Tirunelveli town and Meena (35) of Ambasamudram, died at a private hospital due to the fever earlier. It may be noted that a dengue death reported at Kavalkinaru was in area on the border of Tirunelveli and Kanyakumari districts.

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