Chandigarh: 375 Test Positive For Dengue


CHANDIGARH: 375 positive instances of dengue have been accounted for in wellbeing focuses situated in Chandigarh. Out of these, 98 patients have a place with the union domain. One instance of chikungunya has additionally been recognized at Chandigarh. No demise because of dengue has been accounted for till now. 

The Malaria Wing of Health Department of Chandigarh Administration has expanded field exercises for Prevention and Control of Dengue. 

"The significant wellspring of rearing has been observed to be coolers and house holders. It was likewise seen amid the field examination that the instances of dengue are segregated cases and there is no bunching. This demonstrates there is no or almost no neighborhood transmission," an official discharge said in Chandigarh. 

Every day fumigation is likewise being done alongside field exercises which incorporate checking of reproducing sources like coolers, holders, tires and different sources, it said. 

Till date, 28 challans, 50 show cause notification and more than 2000 notification have been issued to defaulters, the discharge said. 

Free dengue testing office has been made accessible at Department of Virology, PGIMER Chandigarh, Department of Microbiology GMCH-32, GMSH-16 and District Priority Lab (IDSP) at Civil Hospital Manimajra in Chandigarh.