Chandigarh: With each passing day city’s dengue cases toll is on a rise. In a statement issued by Malaria Wing of UT Health Department, on Monday, department informed that over the last two days 21 cases of Dengue have been reported from various health institutions, which includes 12 new cases and 9 confirmed amongst probable cases, raising the total number of Dengue cases to 259 in the city.
However, along with this GMCH 32 and PGIMER have reported six new cases of Chikungunya. Daily Post correspondent observed that out of the declared cases, one is imported, one was reported as wrong address and four are residents of Chandigarh.
The details of30 cases of chikungunya detected in Chandigarh is seven imported, seven wrong address and 16 from Chandigarh.
On Monday a surveillance drive was carried out at Marble market Dhanas during which10 challans were issued to the repeated defaulters for maintaining mosquito breeding conditions. This brings total challans issued to 40, 50-show cause notices and 3176 notices.
To further strengthen the preventive activities, daily fumigation is being carried out along with strengthening of field activities which includes mass awareness, checking of breeding sources like coolers, containers, tyres and other sources. Today under dengue drive Earlier, Director Health and Family Welfare, UT also held a meeting with the Civil Surgeon, Mohali and Civil Surgeon, Panchkula regarding cross-border issues of Dengue.
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