Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Malkangiri, Nov 3:

Death of children due to Japanese Encephalitis continues unabated in Odisha’s Malkangiri as the vector-borne disease claimed lives of three more kids in the district today.


The deceased were identified as Rasmita Kape (2) of Dungapala village under Khairput block, Sangita Khamari (3) of Telerai village under Kalimela block and Jamuna Sarkar (3) of MV-107 under Kalimela block in the district.

All of them succumbed while undergoing treatment at the District Headquarters Hospital, sources said.

With this, the death toll in the disease mounted to 87 in 56 days in the district.