Dengu claims one life, 81 cases reported in Jhapa

Posted on: October 23, 2017 | views: 1956

A man died after getting infected from dengue in Jhapa district.

The deceased has been identified as Umesh Sah, 40, of Birta, Birtamod Municipality-4 in the district.

According to Brajesh Kumar Mehata of Birta Health Clinic, Sah had complained of fever, joint pain and symptoms relating to the mosquito-borne disease in the Clinic some days ago. 

Dengue was first reported in Birtamode around a month ago. The infection has spread in Damak, Kankai, Arjundhara, Kakadvitta Municipality and Budda Shanti Rular Municipality.

As many as 81 cases of dengue have been reported in Jhapa district since it was first detected around a month ago, according to the District Public Health Office, Jhapa.

Meanwhile, in Bardibas of Mahottari district, the number of people suffering from dengue has reached 263.