Diarrhoea Menace continues in Odisha’s Tribal Belt


TNI Bureau: The Diarrhoea cases were reported in tribal pockets of Odisha putting the government in trouble. Official sources confirmed 13 deaths and 267 diarrhoea cases this monsoon.

The opposition may attack the government in the upcoming session as Cholera was recently confirmed in water after the test in Rayagada, Kalahandi, Nuapada and Angul districts.

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However, officials said that they were monitoring the situation and it was not alarming as compared to last years. The government has pressed a Rapid Task Force in each district where the Diarrhoea cases have been reported.

Unconfirmed reports said that four people died in the past one week in Umerkote and Chandahandi blocks of Nabarangpur district. They were suffering from loose motion and vomiting. While two died of diarrhoea at Keripadar and Kadahmjhori villages in Kursi panchayat of Umerkote block, one child died in Chacharaghati village. Another man died in Belpati village of Chandahandi block.

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