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Dengue death toll rises to 11 in State

As many as 141 confirmed cases of dengue fever and five deaths suspected to be of dengue were reported in the State on Wednesday.

One death due to suspected leptospirosis was reported from Kollam, taking the toll of fever-related casualties on Wednesday to six.

Of the 141 cases, 88 cases were reported from Thiruvananthapuram, 20 from Kollam, 18 from Kottayam and the rest scattered across Pathanamthitta, Idukki, Thrissur and Kozhikode.


Two confirmed cases of leptospirosis were reported from Thiruvananthapuram. About 22,213 persons sought treatment for fever at the out-patient clinics and 826 patients admitted as in-patients in government hospitals across the State on Wednesday.

Confirmed cases of dengue fever reported in the State so far during the year reached 3,084 and the number of confirmed dengue deaths 11.