Bhubaneswar: While the number of dengue patients cases is on the rise, a girl student of Buxi Jagabandhu Bidyadhar (BJB) College in Bhubaneswar was tested dengue positive.
The patient, Silpa Das is a student in the department of Media Studies at BJB College. She has been staying at a private hostel near the college.
After being tested dengue positive, she has been undergoing treatment in a private city-based hospital here.
According to sources, the surrounding of the hostel in which the girl stays is in a dire state. Heaps of garbage lie scattered in the area which has turned as the breeding place for Aedes mosquitoes.