Dengue kills 1, another dies of leptospirosis in 5 days
Dengue kills 1, another dies of leptospirosis in 5 days

Mumbai: The unstoppable rain spell over the city has taken two lives in the past five days. The health report released by the civic authorities stated on Monday.   

A 24-year-old Kurla woman died due to a brain infection along with leptospirosis(A term for bacterial infection spreads through flood waters contaminated with the urine of an infected dog or rat) on September 29 whereas a 27-year-old Ghatkopar male succumbed to brain-related problem arising out of a dengue infection on October 1.   

The Kurla woman, who lived in the Raghunath chawl of Naupada area, had given a history of wading throughout stagnant water.

With these deaths occurring in BMC-run KEM Hospital in Parel, the BMC has confirmed that dengue has claimed 4 lives and 8 lives have been taken by leptospirosis so far.  

September witnessed majority of malaria cases from Dongri, Andheri, Juhu, Dahisar,Colaba, Cuffe Parade, Nariman Point, , Deonar, Govandi, Mankhurd, Chembur and Tilaknagar.

According to the report of BMC, last month some of these areas also witnessed high cases of dengue. More than 12,322 people got themselves admitted to hospitals due to fever in the month of September.  

Disclaimer : The views, opinions, positions or strategies expressed by the authors and those providing comments are theirs alone, and do not necessarily reflect the views, opinions, positions or strategies of NTIPL, or any employee thereof. NTIPL makes no representations as to accuracy, completeness, correctness, suitability, or validity of any information on this site and will not be liable for any errors, omissions, or delays in this information or any losses, injuries, or damages arising from its display or use.
NTIPL reserves the right to delete, edit, or alter in any manner it sees fit comments that it, in its sole discretion, deems to be obscene, offensive, defamatory, threatening, in violation of trademark, copyright or other laws, or is otherwise unacceptable.
Related News
- Sponsored Advert -
मध्य प्रदेश जनसम्पर्क न्यूज़ फीड  

हिंदी न्यूज़ -  

इंग्लिश न्यूज़ -

फोटो -

- Sponsored Advert -
Join NewsTrack Whatsapp group