10 September 2018
Cuttack: Two dengue deaths were reported from SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack today. The deceased include one under-trial prisoner (UTP) from Rayagada and one elderly woman from Jagatsinghpur.
Rabindra Nayak (25), an UTP lodged at Rayagada Sub-Jail had been admitted to Rayagada district headquarters hospital on September 3 from where doctors referred him to SCB hospital.
He was shifted to SCB hospital on September 9 and was undergoing treatment at the Medicine ICU, where he breathed his last today afternoon. Doctors at SCB informed that he had liver, kidney dysfunction and internal bleeding from multiple sites.
Likewise, an elderly woman Shantilata Nayak of Kanaguli village under Ersama block of Jagatsinghpur district also succumbed to the disease in the SCB hospital.
She was reportedly the first dengue death victim in Ersama as a result of which panic has gripped the area.