Dengue cases in Odisha increased to 3,490 since June after 77 more people tested positive on Thursday for the mosquito-borne virus, an official here said on Friday.

Among the latest cases, the districts of Jajpur and Khordha reported the highest of 16 cases each, followed by Angul and Cuttack which reported 14 and 12 cases, respectively, an official of the State health control room told IANS.

It shows no signs of abating with government hospitals in many parts of the State receiving scores of patients every day.

As many as 153 and 32 patients are undergoing treatment at Sriram Chandra Bhanja Medical College and Hospital at Cuttack, about 25 km from here, and Capital Hospital at Bhubaneswar, respectively. Many of them were hospitalised this week.

Jajpur and Khordha report highest number of cases followed by Angul and Cuttack