While till August 28 midnight 10 deaths were reported from NICU and 15 from ICU. So in 48 hours total 42 deaths were reported. BRD Principal said that in these 42 deaths only 7 died of encephalitis, while others were normal deaths.
He said that the reason for the number of deaths was seasonal infection. Mr Singh also said that from August 26 to August 29, 11 deaths were reported from encephalitis, while 19 new patients suffering from same disease were admitted in hospital. (UNI)