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20 cases of diarrhoea reported in Odisha town

20 cases of diarrhoea reported in Odisha town

Berhampur: At least 20 cases of diarrhea were reported at the community health center of Polsara town in Ganjam district over the past four days, a health official said.

While some of them were released after basic treatment, 10 people were still under care at the health center (CHC), the official said.

The condition of all the patients was stable, he said.

“The first case was reported in the town on Thursday. Soon, the number of cases rose. A medical team from Berhampur rushed to the town to attend to the patients in collaboration with the CHC officials,” the health official added.

Additional district medical officer (public health) Jagadish Patnaik said the health officials were doing their best to help the patients.

“The situation is under control now. Only two fresh cases were reported from the affected areas yesterday. We have taken necessary steps to control the spread of the disease,” Patnaik said.

Source: PTI
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