Chandigarh: Till now more than 436 cases of dengue have been detected in the health centers located in Chandigarh. Out of these, 112 confirmed cases are of residents of Chandigarh. The Malaria Wing of UT Health Department gave these figures on Thursday. As per the information given by Gaurav Aggarwal, anti-malaria officer, four cases of chickengunya have also been detected in the city but no fresh case have been detected.
All the above patients detected with dengue had reported in OPD and there has been no death due to dengue of Chandigarh till date. All these cases have been confirmed after field investigations and on ELISA based method which was initially considered to be the probable cases tested at various private labs.
With the onset of dengue season, the Malaria Wing of Health Department Chandigarh Administration has geared up field activities for prevention and control of dengue.
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