Water scarcity the reason behind TN dengue outbreak?
| Saturday | 19th October, 2019
Health department officials have put the blame on residents, and their lack of awareness with regards to storing water.
Residents on Perumal Koil Street of Thirumullaivoyal were seen storing water in huge plastic barrels.
“So we need to store enough to last us that long.”ALSO READ | 3,400 dengue cases reported across Tamil Nadu“We use this water for washing clothes and other purposes.
While residents have been following unsafe methods of storing water, officials who failed to supply adequate water to the district adjoining the metropolitan city, are equally responsible, they say.
Proper inspections were not conducted in Tiruttani, where high number of fever and dengue cases have been reported.
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