2 die of fever in city, dengue suspected

  • | Tuesday | 21st November, 2023

Lucknow: City recorded two deaths on Monday, one due to suspected dengue fever and the other from high-grade fever.According to family members, Manas Agrawal, a 39-year-old resident of Arjunganj, had been suffering from fever and retro-orbital pain for the past two weeks. He tested positive for dengue infection through a rapid test six days ago at a private hospital on Shaheed Path.While there was initial improvement, his condition deteriorated, and he had to be put on ventilator support. He passed away on Sunday night. The family members have accused the hospital of negligence.In another incident, Mangal Prasad, a 68-year-old retired railway clerk, succumbed to high-grade fever on Monday morning.He had been suffering from cold and fever for the past four days and was undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Alambagh. The health department officials have denied that his death was caused by dengue and are awaiting confirmation after conducting an audit.Meanwhile, the city has witnessed a drop in dengue cases, with 29 new infections reported on Monday, taking the total count over 2,400. The highest number of cases were reported from areas under the community health centres of Silver Jubilee, followed by NK Road, Indira Nagar, Chinhat, Chandernagar, Aliganj, Turiyaganj, and Red Cross.The condition of those found infected is being closely monitored, said CMO spokesperson Yogesh Raghuwanshi.We also published the following articles recentlyState to audit17 suspected dengue deathsThe death of a six-year-old girl at GMC will be audited along with 16 other suspected dengue deaths recorded this year at the hospital. A committee will conduct the death audits and determine if protocols for dengue cases are being followed. The areas where the girl lived will also be inspected for mosquito-breeding sites. The health officer advised people not to take a fever lightly and to seek medical attention for proper testing and treatment. Fluid intake is emphasized for dengue treatment.Finale fever: Free pegs, giant screens on SunRestaurants, bars, clubs, and malls in Kolkata are gearing up for a thrilling match between India and Australia. Thousands of people are expected to watch the match while enjoying a meal and drinks at various establishments. Many restaurants have even named dishes after Indian players and are offering special promotions. The South City Mall will be decorated in the Bleed Blue theme and will have dhol players and tattoo artists to entertain fans. Overall, businesses are expecting a busy and festive atmosphere throughout the day.Cricket fever: Rs 33,000 for a one-way flight from Bengaluru to AhmedabadAirfares to Ahmedabad have skyrocketed due to the cricket World Cup final, with one-way tickets from Bengaluru going for as high as Rs 33,000. Despite the availability of six direct flights from Bengaluru to Ahmedabad, prices remain exorbitant. Fans are considering alternative routes with stopovers in Mumbai, but even those fares are above Rs 16,000. The final will take place on November 19 at the Narendra Modi Stadium.

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