Dengue kills six in five months in Chitwan

CHITWAN: Six people have died of dengue in Chitwan so far in the current fiscal year. The victims were from and outside the district, according to the Health Office, Chitwan.

Office’s information officer Ram KC said the district recorded 2,949 dengue cases including six casualties since mid-July this year. The number of total tested cases in the period was10, 974. Among the infected 2,050 were within from the district while the remaining were from outside the districts.

The highest number of dengue cases is in Bharatpur Metropolitan City. One thousand 450 dengue cases have been recorded in the metropolis.

According to KC, 243 cases have been recorded in Ratnanagar Municipality, 164 in Khairahani Municipality, 96 in Rapti Municipality , 48 in Kalika Municipality, 35 in Madi Municipality and 14 in Icchyakamana rural municipality.

Among the people infected with dengue in the district, 1136 are male and 914 are female. RSS

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