An outbreak in Dehradun persists, patients suffering from dengue jumped from the hospital building


A patient admitted to Shri Mahant Indiresh Hospital jumped from the first floor at night, causing injury to his leg. The family took the patient home after receiving treatment for his injury. According to the information, a 72-year-old patient suffering from dengue was admitted to Shri Mahant Indiresh Hospital on Tuesday.

On Tuesday night, he jumped from the first floor of the ortho ward of the hospital. Due to which the patient’s leg got hurt. This caused panic among the security personnel and family members in the hospital. The family took him home on Wednesday morning after undergoing treatment. Senior public relations officer of the hospital Bhupendra Raturi said that during the interrogation of the family, it was found that the patient was mentally disturbed. The patient’s condition is normal and the family has taken him home.

Dengue outbreak continues, the number of patients cross 4000
The outbreak of dengue has not reduced despite the increase in cool weather. The number of patients in the district has now reached 4114. Dengue was confirmed in 140 new patients in the district on Wednesday. On Wednesday, 28 out of 184 patients at Doon Hospital confirmed dengue in an ELISA test.

Similarly, 40 out of 46 patients at the State Gandhi Ophthalmology Hospital, 41 out of 50 at the coronation, 25 out of 156 at SPS Hospital Rishikesh and six out of 22 patients at the Community Health Center Raipur had confirmed dengue. Chief Medical Officer Dr. SK Gupta said that some old cases are also coming up. Dengue will end as winter progresses. It will take some more time. The Health Department is constantly campaigning for awareness and destruction of dengue mosquito larvae.

In Haldwani, pathologists are not even reporting ELISA
Health department officials are not afraid of pathologists. Barring one, three other pathology centers are not reporting the ELISA investigation to the Health Department. The Health Department has not taken any action against the pathology which has not been reported. 37 new dengue patients have been found after the ELISA investigation.

So far, 2121 dengue patients have been found. Alok Upreti, the PRO of Sushila Tiwari Hospital, is also vulnerable to dengue. 19 patients in the base hospital, 11 in STH and 07 in private lab were evaluated and turned out to be dengue positive. 41 have been admitted to the base, 21 in STH and nine in dengue in private hospitals.

Health departments that fail to control dengue are patting themselves on the back for destroying larvae, source redress, and school children for dengue symptoms and prevention. There is also a long line of patients in the pathology undergoing tests at the base hospital. CMO Dr. Bharti Rana said that there is another lab that is conducting the ELISA test. ELISA has not been reported by the lab until Tuesday. The health department will give notice and reply.

Dengue should be declared an epidemic
Congress District General Minister Hemant Sahu submitted a memorandum addressed to the Chief Minister to City Magistrate Pratyush Singh. He called for declaring dengue an epidemic and paid fair compensation to the dengue-affected families. He said the figures of dengue victims are being hidden. Strict action should be taken against officials who hide data. Private pathology labs have not given their data, action should also be taken on them. Councilors Neema Bhatt, Himanshu Joshi, Hridayesh Kumar, Vishal Bharti, Aneesh, Deepa Khatri, Jamil Qureshi, Vikas Tiwari were among those who gave the memorandum.


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