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Japanese Encephalitis death toll in Assam climbs to 82

First Published: 17th July, 2019 16:04 IST

The Japanese Encephalitis death toll in Assam has risen to 82. At a time when Assam on one hand is battling with one of the worst floods that has hit

The Japanese Encephalitis death toll in Assam has risen to 82.

At a time when Assam on one hand is battling with one of the worst floods that has hit the State over the years, the deadly Japanese Encephalitis disease is also taking a toll on the state.

The latest Japanese Encephalitis death has been reported from Hailakandi. The deceased person has been identified as 21-year-old Montu Das.

Das passed away at the Silchar Medical Hospital last night. Earlier, the deadly disease had claimed the life of a teacher in Hailakandi.

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