Savita Hegde (40), a primary school teacher, died of dengue on Thursday. She lived in the posh Kuvempunagar.

Channaveeraiah, District Health and Family Welfare Officer, confirmed the death and said she may have contracted the disease while visiting several other areas to collect information during the first round of the Census.

Meanwhile, Tumkur City Municipal staff undertook intensive cleaning of Kuvempunagar, Adarshanagar, Hanumanthapura, and B.A.Gudipalya. Fogging machines were used in the northeastern parts of Tumkur. — Staff Correspondent