8 test positive for dengue in DK: DHO

The reason for womans death is yet to be ascertained

 Speaking to Deccan Herald, he said all the blood samples will be sent again to Bangalore for re-confirmation.

Meanwhile, a woman who was suffering from fever breathed her last on Friday. The deceased has been identified as Jacintha Rebello (38), a resident of Bolanthila in 34-Nekkiladi in Uppinangady.

However, Dr Jagannath said that the reason for the woman’s death is yet to be ascertained. “The woman was also suffering from high diabetes and hypertension when she was admitted in the hospital for fever on Tuesday,” he said.

Jacintha was shifted from Puttur hospital to Mangalore on Wednesday as per the doctors’ advice. On the following day, she was discharged. However, on Friday, she breathed her last in her home.

At the same time, the cases of fever have been on the rise in Uppinangady and Puttur region. It may be recalled that last year during this time, chikungunya had struck the district and hundreds of people suffered from the fever for over two months.

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