Bhubaneswar: Dengue scare gripped Ladugaon village under Koksara block in Kalahandi district after a number of patients were found suffering from dengue fever.
Out of 94 blood samples tested on Saturday, 18 were tested dengue positive. The affected persons are undergoing treatment at the local hospital.
In first phase pathology tests conducted on Friday, six persons were tested dengue positive out of 11, sources said.
According to available information, 30 blood samples collected from suspected dengue patients have been sent for pathology tests. Besides, a team of doctors are constantly monitoring the alarming situation in the village.