38 cases of dengue

GAIGHAT:  As many as 38 persons have been diagnosed with dengue since a week in Udayapur.

District Public Health Office, Udayapur, said dengue was found in Triyuga, Katari, Chaudandi and Belka municipalities. DPHO Chief Ramesh Khakurel said four dengue patients were  found in Belka, three in Chaudandi, three in Triyuga, and 28 in Katari  Municipality.

He said the patients were receiving treatment in the local health facilities of Biratnagar and Dharan. Meanwhile, the municipalities have managed medicines and kits to control the dengue outbreak.