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Man dies of dengue in Kerala

Posted on Dec 11, 10:06AM | UNI

A 25-year-old youth died of dengue in the wee hours of today at Pariyaram Medical College (PMC) Hospital, according to hospital sources.

The deceased was identified as A K Agheesh (25) of Perumannu near Irrikur in this district.

He fell sick on December 7 and was admitted to a hospital at Irikkur and later shifted to a private hospital at Kannur.

He was admitted to PMC Hospital yesterday.He died in the hospital after failing to respond to treatment.

He was employed as a mechanic in a private insitituion at Kanhangad in Kasargod District.

District Medical Officer (DMO) Ramesh R told UNI it was a suspected case of dengue and they had taken all preventive measures to check its spread.