Dengue patient dies in Odisha; death toll rises to 4

Cuttack: A dengue patient undergoing treatment at SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack died today taking the toll in dengue-related deaths to four in Odisha.  The deceased has been identified as Rabindra Nayak, an under-trial prisoner in connection with a murder case in Rayagada district.

“He was admitted to the Rayagada district headquarters hospital due to fever earlier and was later transferred to dengue-positive ward in Berhampur. After his condition worsened, doctors referred him to SCB where he died today at 3 AM while undergoing treatment,” said the brother of the deceased.

The dead body will be handed over to the family members after autopsy, informed sources.

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