On the 5th of June, Hyderabad, Telangana, reported its first death due to dengue.
A student from IIT Varanasi, died of dengue at a private hospital in Hyderabad. The girl identified as Deekshita was a native of Amarachintha in Wanaparthy district, Telangana.
While Deekshita was studying engineering at IIT Varanasi, her father is settled in Hyderabad and is a government servant.
Deekshita was admitted to the hospital a few days ago and died while undergoing treatment on the 5th of June.
Her body was shifted to her native place Chandranaik Tanda in Amarachintha for her last rites.
With the report of the first dengue case in the State, Telangana would now need to take precaution for both Dengue as well as the Novel Coronavirus.
The fear of dengue is due to the early arrival of monsoon this year which is expected to be on the 10th of June.
The Telangana Health Department is gearing up for the additional health facility for likely increasing dengue cases due to monsoon.
Stay tuned for further updates.