Official sunstroke death toll mounts to 30 in Odisha

According to the State Emergency Operation Centre of the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC), six alleged sunstroke death cases were reported by the Collectors in the last 24 hours.

A file photo of a sunny day in Boudh

The official death toll in sunstroke in Odisha has spiked to 30. Four more sunstroke deaths were confirmed by the State officials on Monday, taking the total toll to 30 so far.

According to the State Emergency Operation Centre of the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC), six alleged sunstroke death cases were reported by the Collectors in the last 24 hours. Meanwhile, four of such cases were confirmed as sunstroke deaths.