A 30-year-old woman succumbed to suspected dengue at Thalainayar on Thursday.
Malar, afflicted with fever on October 30 was turned away by Thalaianayar PHC after a fall in temperature. Malar was later taken to Thiruthuraipoondi government hospital from where she was referred to Thanjavur medical college hospital.
However, Malar is said to have succumbed to the fever en route. According to sources, there were a few cases of fever in the area, and renewed fogging has been initiated after the incident.