More than 4,000 people in rural areas in Agra region are bedridden, especially due to lack of necessary arrangements at government centres.
"Ten families with five to 10 members each have left the village. The situation is the same in nearby villages. Almost every family in the village has a member suffering from dengue-like fever but proper treatment facilities do not exist," Anshu Yadav, a grocery shop owner at Nagla Amaan told the newspaper.
Savanya Gupta, a 5-year-old child died after four hours of waiting to be admitted to the Firozabad Medical College in Uttar Pradesh on Monday afternoon.
‘Our sons, daughters are dying without treatment,’ 84 children among 110 to die of dengue in Firozabad
A serious outbreak of dengue fever has taken hold in India's most populous state of Uttar Pradesh, as Firozabad district, the most hit region in the state continues to grapple with the outbreak with six more deaths reported in 24 hours, taking the toll to 110 till Saturday afternoon.