23-day-old infant dies in Attappadi

Palakkad: Another infant death has been reported in Attappadi. The deceased was the 23-day-old daughter of Ranjith and Rajitha, residents of Kuttappan colony in Mully. 

This is the sixth infant death in Attappadi this year.

It is learnt that the infant was in ventilator support.

The child was underweight at birth weighing just 1.6 kilograms.The infant had also undergone a laparotomy surgery, which later developed infection. The mother was suffering from high blood pressure.

 

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