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MP: Dengue claims another life in Bhopal

A 20-year-old man died of dengue on Sunday, the 11th fatality from the epidemic that shows no signs of abating. Out of total 11 deaths, five patients were under 25 years old.

bhopal Updated: Nov 03, 2014 16:40 IST
HT Correspondent

A 20-year-old man died of dengue on Sunday, the 11th fatality from the epidemic that shows no signs of abating.

Vineet, who was being treated at a private hospital till Friday, was shifted to JP Hospital on Saturday before he succumbed to the illness. He was also a hepatitis patient.

The Kolar resident was the only son in his family and his father, who was an employee of health department, passed away five months back.

Read:Citizens dread dengue menace as toll mounts, officials helpless

Out of total 11 deaths, five patients were under 25 years old.

The health department on Sunday conducted door-to-door larvae survey at various places in Bhopal, stepping up efforts to check mosquito breeding.

The Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) is also assisting fogging drives in various localities, pressing into service 18 new machines.