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130 Black Fungus Cases Reported In Odisha So Far

Bhubaneswar: As of now Odisha has reported 130 cases of Black Fungus or Mucormycosis, of which 20 succumbed to the serious fungal infection, informed Director of Public Health Niranjan Mishra on Monday.

As officials from the health department, around 86 cases of black fungus cases were admitted to different hospitals in Khurda, 16 cases at VIMSAR and Sambalpur, 12 cases at SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack and 11 at MKCG Medical College and Hospital in Berhampur in the last two months. Sundargarh reported four cases and Bargarh 1.

Eleven deaths have been reported from Khurda, four from Sambalpur, three from Cuttack and two from Sundargarh.

While 16 patients have completely recovered from the infection, 94 patients are undergoing treatment at different hospitals.

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