District Collector SA Raman inaugurated the dengue prevention and awareness programmes at the Government Higher Secondary School near Kannankurichi town
September saw six suspected dengue deaths in Aurangabad while October has seen one case of suspected dengue death.
The Health Department has initiated a large scale awareness campaign where people are being made aware of the health hazards they can face due to stagnant water.
Goa has seen a spike in mosquito-borne diseases like dengue, malaria and chikungunya, following incessant rains and waterlogging.
Initial symptoms of dengue include high fever and severe headache followed by joint and muscle pains, soaring of eyes, fatigue, nausea, vomiting among others.
Out of the 48 confirmed cases of dengue in Meerut, 36 are men – which make for 75 percent of the total patient count in the district.
The state has seen a spike in cases of mosquito-borne diseases like dengue, malaria and chikungunya, following incessant rains and waterlogging.
District Vector-borne Diseases Officer, Subhash Joshi, said that 229 samples of the suspected patients of the disease were tested on the day out of which 36 were found positive.
A total of 595 confirmed dengue cases have been reported in the last two months in Jamnagar city, of which 270 cases were reported in the first 11 days of October itself.
Residents said space, kept for a sports complex, has become a breeding ground for mosquitoes.
While PHC Ponda and Shiroda seven cases each, the highest cases were reported in Marcaim, with a count of 12. Usgao reported 9 suspected dengue cases, while Betki has just one case till now.
S Porkodi, deputy director of health, Ooty Government, said that the patient might have contracted the dengue virus during his recent travel to Tirupur.
While health department in the city is dealing with a spurt in dengue cases, it also has to focus its efforts on controlling deadly chikungunya.
Health department officials have revealed that over 3,000 cases have been reported in the State so far.
The 17-year-old girl was diagnosed with dengue fever after which her health started to deteriorate rapidly. She died of dengue haemorrhage fever on October 6.
The Tiruchi city corporation would deploy about 600 workers in the exercise, which will focus on destroying mosquito breeding ground in and across the city.
At least 22 patients are undergoing treatment for dengue in Belle Vue clinic in south Kolkata. The hospital haD reported several dengue deaths during the 2017 outbreak.
A survey has found that 60 percent of the mosquitoes in an open area are culex mosquitoes.
The app was prepared by the District Administration in Patiala along with the help of students of Thapar University.
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee instructed all the civic bodies and municipalities in the state to take measures to stop the outbreak of mosquito-borne diseases.
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