126 new cases, Hry dengue tally 2.6k now

  • | Friday | 22nd September, 2023

GURGAON: Dengue cases in Haryana crossed 2,600 with 126 new patients testing positive on Friday. The state has recorded 2,627 cases so far this season. Charkhi Dadri has reported the maximum cases at 270, followed by Rewari (243), Rohtak (218), Yamunanagar (195) and Jind (183). Four people have succumbed to the vector-borne infection this season. The health department has directed all districts to carry out sero surveys to identify the strain. Last year, the state reported 8,999 cases and 18 deaths. A total of 62 dengue patients are currently admitted to hospitals across the state. According to the health department, the early and long spell of rain is the primary cause for the spread of dengue this time and cases are likely to increase further. Gurgaon has recorded 141 dengue cases so far.Several hospitals are also witnessing a rise in cases of viral fever. We have strengthened the fever screening process in the city and are taking all precautions to avoid casualties related to dengue. Special screening drives are being carried out in areas where positive cases are detected in the city. We have already sent samples to Rohtak for sero survey, said Dr Virender Yadav, the chief medical officer.People who have comorbidities such as heart issues, and children who are below 15, are at high risk of developing hemorrhagic fever in dengue. Dr Rajneesh Srivastava, senior consultant (internal medicine) at Max Hospital, said, Over the last two months, we have seen an increase in the number of dengue patients in our OPD. Common symptoms are high-grade fever, headache, bodyache and bone pain.We also published the following articles recentlyDengue, viral fever grip AhmedabadThe city of Ahmedabad is experiencing an uptick in cases of viral and vector-borne diseases, such as dengue, due to a fresh spell of rain and lower temperatures. Approximately 10% to 15% of patients with these symptoms require hospitalization. The number of dengue cases has increased compared to the last fortnight, but the overall case numbers are not as high as they were a month ago. In addition to dengue, there is also a rise in cases of viral fevers, which typically last for five to seven days. It is important to maintain good personal hygiene and take precautions to prevent the spread of these infections.12 dengue cases in 10 days, fever lays Jadavpur belt lowSeveral neighborhoods in Jadavpur, Kolkata, have reported a high number of dengue cases and fever in the past 10 days. The area is experiencing an annual outbreak of dengue, with many residents reporting cases of high fever. The Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) claims to be taking action to curb the rise, but residents complain that manholes are not cleaned, leading to waterlogging and mosquito breeding. Some residents are calling for the KMC to start the anti-dengue drive two months in advance. The KMC has intensified its efforts following the death of a Jadavpur University student from dengue.Persistent fever, breathing distress make dengue severe this seasonDoctors in Kolkata have reported that this years dengue cases are more severe, with patients experiencing persisting fever, fluid accumulation, and breathing difficulties. Many patients have also suffered a drop in platelet count, capillary leak, and coagulopathy. Some patients have had high temperatures for over a week, along with stomach pain and breathing distress. Doctors suspect that these severe symptoms may be due to repeat infections or being infected a second time. Hospitals in Kolkata have seen a significant increase in dengue cases, with some patients in critical care.

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