8 Persons Suffer Sunstroke as Severe Heatwave Prevails in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: As severe heatwave condition prevails all over the state, as many as eight persons were reported to have suffered sunstroke in different parts of the state.

According to the Public Health Department, eight persons including five from Angul and one each from Bhubaneswar, Mayurbhanj and Sundergarh, were hospitalized after suffering from sunstroke. All of them are undergoing treatment at different hospitals.

But so far no sunstroke death has been reported from any part of Odisha.

To meet sunstroke cases, hospital authorities in the state have been instructed to remain alert to provide round-the-clock medical service to sunstroke patients. Special beds and adequate medicines have been kept ready at Primary Health Centres, Community Health Centres and District Headquarters Hospitals for the treatment of sunstroke patients.

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