Dengue kills six in Chitwan in five months

Published On: November 15, 2022 04:20 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

CHITWAN, Nov 15: Six people have died of dengue in Chitwan so far in the current fiscal year. The victims were from and outside the district, according to the Health Office, Chitwan.  

The office's Information Officer Ram KC said the district recorded 2,949 dengue cases including six casualties since mid-July this year.  A total of 10,974 samples were tested and among the infected 2,050 were from the district while the remaining were from outside the district. 

According to the office, there are 291 persons whose addresses have not been disclosed and 608 persons whose addresses have been disclosed.

The highest number of dengue cases is in Bharatpur Metropolitan City. A total of 1,450 dengue cases have been recorded in the metropolis. 

According to KC, 243 cases have been recorded in Ratnanagar Municipality, 164 in Khairahani Municipality, 96 in Rapti Municipality , 48 in Kalika Municipality, 35 in Madi Municipality and 14 in Icchyakamana Rural Municipality.  

Among the people infected with dengue in the district, 1136 are males and 914 are females.


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