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Sun, Aug 25, 2019 11:11

Dengue claims one more life in Madaripur

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The deceased was identified as Sumi Akter, 30, wife of Anwar fakir, hailing from Kanthalbari area of Shibchar upazila in Madaripur.

 

The mosquito-borne dengue virus Saturday claimed one more life in Madaripur taking the death toll from the disease to eight in the district over the last three months.

The deceased was identified as Sumi Akter, 30, wife of Anwar fakir, hailing from Kanthalbari area of Shibchar upazila in Madaripur.

The woman succumbed to the disease on Saturday night while she was on the way to Dhaka from Shibchar upazila complex for better treatment. 

Relatives of the deceased said that Sumi was admitted to Shibchar upazila health complex on August 20. But doctors of the health complex referred her to Dhaka on Saturday as her condition deteriorated.

Dr Md Abdul Mokaddes, Health and Family Planning officer of Shibcar upazila confirmed the news.