Madhya Pradesh: 3 Kids From Morena Die Of Dengue, 90 More Cases In District
An eight-year-old girl and a 10-year-old boy died while undergoing treatment.
Morena (MP): Three children hailing from Madhya Pradesh’s Morena district died of dengue in the last one week and more than 90 others were suffering from the vector-borne disease, an official said Thursday.
An eight-year-old girl and a 10-year-old boy died while undergoing treatment at different hospitals in Delhi.
Besides, a 15-year-old boy succumbed at a medical facility at Mathura in Uttar Pradesh, Morena district malaria officer Dr Harendra Singh told PTI.
He said over 90 people tested positive for the virus in Morena since October 1. Of them, 50 were undergoing treatment at different hospitals outside the district.
Family members were rushing patients to private hospitals following a decline in their blood platelets count, he said.
Singh said mosquito fogging was being done in areas where dengue cases had come to light and adequate arrangements were made at government-run hospitals in the district to treat the patients.
Besides, people were also being made aware of measures to be taken prevent the vector-borne diseases.
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