Thiruvananthapuram: As of Tuesday evening, a total of 5 succumbs to rat fever in the district. The disease was confirmed one among them and the rest four had suspected symptoms. A total 141 people had sought treatment for suspected symptoms of which 115 cases were confirmed.
In Kozhikode district alone the total of confirmed cases reached to 118 which includes 14 cases reported on Tuesday. 16 people were admitted in hospitals with symptoms and a total of 239 suspected cases of fever had been treated so far.