Leptospirosis, dengue claim two lives in first 15 days of September: BMC

Between September 1 and September 15, two persons in the city died owing to dengue and leptospirosis, according to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).

A 46-year-old woman from Malad who had arrived from Uttar Pradesh succumbed to dengue on September 1. She had a history of fever and body ache, according to BMC records. The patient was initially admitted to a private hospital, but took discharge against medical advice. Following this, she took admission in a public hospital, where she died in two hours.