Mysuru: An engineering student, who was admitted to a private hospital here following fever, succumbed at the hospital yesterday, after failing to respond to the treatment.
The deceased student has been identified as N.M. Hemanth Kumar (23), son of M. Mahadevu, an employee at the Animal Husbandry Joint Director’s office in city and a resident of Nazarbad here.
The deceased was a student of Ummatur Ekalvya Engineering College who had written his final year BE exams.
Hemanth was admitted to a private hospital in city on June 30 following high fever.
On Sunday, the White Blood Corpuscles (WBC) count, which was 1.65 lakhs drastically decreased to 65,000 and while the staff was in the process of procuring WBC, the Blood Pressure dropped resulting in Hemanth’s death, said his father.