Soumya (20) from Kumbuluru in the district, died of dengue at Manipal Hospital in Manipal on Friday, according to official sources. However, as Ms. Soumya was studying in Shimoga for the past two years, her death could not taken into account while counting the number of dengue deaths in Davangere, the Health officials said. Meanwhile, another girl in Jagalur died of suspected dengue. More than 550 people in the district had tested positive to dengue and many more were reportedly suffering from suspected dengue. — Staff Correspondent

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