As many as 14 new cases of suspected leptospirosis were detected since Friday with one more person dying from the disease in the same period,bringing the death toll to seven so far this season. The bacterial infection appears to have spread to Dahod district, infecting one person there. According to the health department,45 suspected cases with seven deaths have been detected since mid-June this year. By July 29 in 2010,there were 23 cases with three deaths,while by the same date in 2011,there had been 27 cases with three deaths.
Written by Express News Service | Ahmedabad | Published: July 31, 2012 5:35:07 am