Italian tourist dies in Cuttack hospital

Cuttack: An Italian tourist who was under treatment for encephalitis at the SCB Medical College Hospital here since November 26 has died, hospital authorities said.

The 63-year-old tourist, Sebastian Rosario Contiguglia, died at around 1:00 am, Hospital Superintendent Ramesh Samantray said.

"We have informed the government, which has informed the Italian consulate in New Delhi," the superintendent said.