SIVAGANGA: A medical team has been sent to Allinagaram near Thirubuvanam in Sivaganga district following reports of diarrhoea cases. While one person has died, at least 12 persons were treated at various hospitals.
Collector Pankaj Kumar Bansal said no fresh cases were reported for the last three days. All water sources in and around Allinagaram had been chlorinated and preventive medicines distributed to almost all residents of the village. N. Raghupathy, Deputy Director, Health, said initial investigation indicated that it could be the case of cholera. — Special Correspondent