Two persons die of suspected dengue fever

Two persons, including an elderly woman, died of suspected dengue in the City on Tuesday. Dilip (23), a resident of Kereguddadahalli died due to suspected dengue viral disease at BGS Hospital here on Tuesday. 

The victim suffered from high fever for two days following which he was hospitalised. He failed to respond to treatment and died on Tuesday.

In yet another case that came to light late, 59-year-old Champa Prahlad, a resident of Subramanyanagar in the City, died of suspected dengue fever. 

“She was hospitalised at Manipal North Side Hospital two weeks ago. She suffered from dengue shock syndrome. Later she died of complications on Thursday last week,” said a family member.

The family members said that they had also taken a second opinion to confirm that she suffered from dengue.

Yet another suspected dengue death of 13-year-old Niveditha was reported in the City, the Health department is yet to confirm the same.

According to the Department of Health and family welfare,  a total of 914 have been tested positive across the State, so far. As many as 85 cases have been reported on Tuesday alone. In Bengaluru, 302 cases have been confirmed.

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