J&k : Woman dies of dengue; toll reaches 10

A woman died of dengue on Saturday, taking the death toll in the Jammu division to 10.

 

Officials said that an 80-year-old woman with severe fever was admitted to Government Medical College and Hospital (GMC&H) Jammu but could not survive.

Meanwhile, 126 people tested dengue infected in the Jammu region with the most cases – 112 – from Jammu district followed by six cases from Udhampur and five cases from Rajouri.

 

Of the 126 dengue-infected people, 18 were children.

 

So far, 16,491 tests have been conducted and 5131 have tested positive for dengue across the region.