Dengue wreaked havoc in Uttarakhand, number of patients crossed 1000

Dengue was confirmed in 12 patients in Dehradun on Tuesday. All patients are undergoing treatment in hospitals. According to District Bacterial Disease Control Officer, Dr. Subhash Joshi, the number of patients suffering from dengue has reached 673 so far in the district. While 26 patients are from other districts including Haridwar.

According to the Health Department, there are 445 male and 254 female patients. To overcome dengue, 20 teams of the Health Department and Municipal Corporation have been fielded. These teams are giving information about the prevention of diseases by spraying drugs in dengue affected areas.

10 homeowners invoice
The number of dengue patients has increased to 1019 in the state. These include 277 patients from Nainital district, 39 from Haridwar, seven patients from Tehri, five from Udham Singh Nagar and one from Pauri district. In Dehradun alone, Dengue’s mosquito has also killed six patients.

On receipt of dengue larvae in the houses, the municipal team has invoiced 10 house owners. Chief City Health Officer, Dr. Kailash Joshi said that the team had inspected 451 houses. In eight houses of Dashmesh Vihar, Aamwala Tarla, Vikas Lok Line No. 2, invoices were received on receipt of larvae. Apart from this, a fine of Rs 1900 was also levied. The larvae were found in two houses in Saket Colony Ajabpur. These homeowners have also been invoiced. The team included cleaning inspectors Manoj Kumar, Mahipal, etc.

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