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Dengue Leaves Over 120 Agra Prisoners Ill, Say Authorities

by Sheela Philomena on  October 28, 2013 at 3:32 PM Dengue News   - G J E 4
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Over 120 prisoners and the deputy superintendent of the central jail in Agra have been admitted to hospital for being diagnosed with dengue fever, say sources.
 Dengue Leaves Over 120 Agra Prisoners Ill, Say Authorities
Dengue Leaves Over 120 Agra Prisoners Ill, Say Authorities

The prisoners and the jail's Deputy Superintendent K.P. Singh were admitted to the district hospital and the SN Medical College hospital.

Officials said 100 patients were being treated in the SN Medical College hospital while 23 were in the district hospital.

Blood samples of the other prisoners have been taken as a preventive measure, said Senior Jail Superintendent B.R. Verma.

A cleanliness drive was launched in the jail Sunday.

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