9,278 samples sent for blood test

9,278 samples sent for blood test

Of these, 354 malaria PV and 406 malaria PF have been detected, according to a press note by E Ramana Reddy, Secretary, Health Department.

He said so far five patients had died due to malaria. The Government has sanctioned Rs 15 lakh to purchase the required medicines for patients. The situation is under control, he added.

Death toll rises to 25

With two more women succumbing to the epidemic in Bhuvanahalli of Hospet taluk the death toll has risen to 25.

Rukuminamma (25) of Gadiganur died on Friday while Kanti Bharamavva (65) succumbed to the fever on Saturday evening.

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