Three more sunburn cases

Staff Reporter

PALAKKAD: Three persons were hospitalised for sunburn on Monday, taking the total number of cases in the district so far to 16.

Two of the persons are construction workers and the third a six-year-old school student at Kuzhalmannam.

District Medical Officer P.R. Karunakaran said those hospitalised were Mithun, 6, who was admitted to Kuzhamannam Community Health Centre (CHC); Kanchana, 21, of Kozhipotta, Vilayannur, Thenkurissy, who was admitted to the Koduvayur CHC; and Shantha, 40, of Volikkad, Kodumbu, who was admitted to the Kodumbu Primary Health Centre.