Recently according to the health ministry of Chandigarh, 14 fresh cases of Dengue has been detected, making the total number of dengue cases in 2017 to 564. As per the sources, the cases of Dengue are being reported from different parts of Chandigarh city.
According to the recent number of Dengue cases jumping up to 564 it has been observed that these cases are increasing over past few weeks. in 2016 the total number of Dengue cases reported in Chandigarh was 1,254 and a year before that the number was 966. The Manimajra area in Chandigarh has been recorded as the most sensitive with a maximum number of Dengue reports.
Chandigarh Facing Dengue Problem
As per the recent reports, not only Chandigarh residents, but the doctors working at city hospital are also suffering from the disease. On this Wednesday, 16 of the doctors at two major hospitals including GMSH [Government Multi-specialty hospital] in Sector 16 and Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research were tested positive for Dengue.
PGI Issues Special Instructions To Intensify Control Management on Campus
In regards with the increasing number of Dengue cases, PGI has issued special instructions with the motto of intensifying the control management on campus. As off this Wednesday, Health officials has started roping in schools for carrying out message so that awareness could spread among students and parents.
The Anti-Malaria Officer of Chandigarh has passed a newsline that the camps are going to be organised in schools for spreading awareness of the problem.
Other Problems Chandigarh is Facing Besides Dengue, Six Deaths Due to Swine Flu Reported
Dengue is not the only threat for Chandigarh residents, but apart from Dengue, there are many cases pf Chikungunya, Malaria and Swine Flu reported from different areas of Chandigarh. While there are number of swine flu cases reported in Chandigarh, still there are no fresh cases of it.
So, it is very important for all the Chandigarh residents to keep your surroundings clean and take care of oneselves. Be cautious and Live Healthy, Chandigarh.
Source- Indian Express