The family lives in the Telangana Manchester Quarter.
Four people in a family have died of dengue in the Telangana mansion district for a period of 15 days. The latest victim was a 28-year-old woman who died on Wednesday, the day after she was born at a hospital in Secundabad.
28-year-old Sonny was traumatized by the loss of three others in her family during pregnancy. On Tuesday, she gave birth to a boy at Secunderabad Yasodha Hospital and died the following morning.
Sonny Rajagatu's husband was the first victim of a vector-borne disease in their family. Rajagatu worked as a teacher in a private school. Earlier this month, he complained of fever and was admitted to a hospital in the area. Three days later, on October 1
Sonny Lingaya's grandfather, suffering from Dengue, died five days later. On Diwali her daughter Sri Warshini died. The family lives in the regional headquarters.
Last week, the High Telangana Court heard petitions calling into question the official apathy in dealing with the dengue epidemic and curbing mosquito breeding. The two-judge bench, led by the chief justice, asked the government how the number of dengue cases increased from 85 in January to 3 800 in October.
The bench had also said that if the government failed to control the dengue, it would have to pay compensation of 50 GEL to the families of the deceased, according to the IANS news agency.
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