6-yr-old among 4 succumb to dengue in Mohali district

6-yr-old among 4 succumb to dengue in Mohali district

Patients with dengue symptoms being treated at the emergency ward of the Civil Hospital in Dera Bassi on Wednesday. TRIBUNE PHOTO: NITIN MITTAL

Tribune News Service

Mohali, October 20

A six-year-old was among the four persons who succumbed to dengue in the district today. Besides, 107 new cases of the vector-borne disease were reported.

The deceased have been identified as Balongi resident Sakshi, 6, Nayagaon resident Paramveer Singh, 26, Zirakpur resident Manju Vats, 67, and Phase 5 resident Anupam, a 28-year-old woman. Three patients died at private hospitals while the child breathed her last at the GMSH-16.

The overall count of dengue patients has touched 1,755 in the district. As many as 1,384 cases were reported this month only. So far, 18 dengue patients have died in the district.

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