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Dengue claims one more life in Odisha; toll rises to two

Dengue claims one more life in Odisha; toll rises to two

Summary: Tribune News ServiceAmritsar, August 12A patient from Gurdaspur with swine flu symptoms was shifted to Sri Guru Ram Das Ji Hospital here today. Besides, dengue test is being conducted at the hospital free of cost.

"This year around 70 per cent of the dengue cases have contracted infection from other states", a hospital official said. Yesterday, as many as 24 samples were sent for investigation of which 13 tested positive taking the total number of H1N1 virus affected persons in Odisha to 84. But, we are putting all our efforts so that diseases don't spread further in the city. But more swine flu suspected patients are found in city.

The health department has deputed 110 teams on the ground, said officials.

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The Minister told the house that 365 dengue cases, 246 chikungunya cases and 356 malaria cases were also reported in Delhi.

Cuttack: The death toll due to dengue rose to 2 after another patient, Harihar Mallick (27) of Basudevpur in Bhadrak district died this morning while undergoing treatment at the Central ICU in the SCB Medical in Cuttack. "Both of them have been admitted to GMCH and their condition is stable", he added. Three death of swine flu patients occurred in private hospitals of the city.