44 year old Y Trơi in a village of the highlands province of Kon Tum yesterday died of the dengue fever at the province’s General Hospital.
Doctors said that Y Troi had dengue fever for three days before he was taken to a district clinic. Due to his serous condition, he was transferred to the province's General Hospital but he died two days later.
His death brought the total cases of fatality in Kon Tum Province to two. Before an inhabitant in Dak To District also died of the disease.
According to the province’s Department of Health, so far the province has 224 outbreak pots of the disease with 1,760 cases. Apart from this, Kon Tum town has 78 outbreaks in 21 communes with 410 patients.
The disease is on upward trend in Kon Tum Province.