450 dengue cases in Noida, 527 in Gzb

  • | Thursday | 21st September, 2023

Ghaziabad: With Noida logging a total of 450 dengue cases and Ghaziabad 527, the health department in the two districts has deployed district malaria teams and ASHAs to check symptomatic patients and mosquito prevention measures in both rural and urban areas. On Wednesday, Ghaziabad added 14 new patients, while Noida added 23 over the past 24 hours. The district malaria teams are scanning all the areas and if mosquito larvae is found in any locality, anti-larvae solution is being sprayed. TNNWe also published the following articles recently500 dengue cases in Gzb, 400 in NoidaGhaziabad has reported 10 new cases of dengue, bringing the total to nearly 500, while Noida has reported a total of 400 cases so far. The DEN-2 strain of dengue virus has been found in samples in both cities. Efforts are being made to clean stagnant water and spray anti-larvae solutions in hotspot areas. The presence of the DEN-2 strain can cause severe symptoms and increases the risk of dengue shock syndrome. Hospitals in both cities have reserved beds for dengue patients due to the rise in cases.Number of sites where mosquito larvae-breeding found has plateaued: Delhi ministerThe number of sites in Delhi where mosquito breeding is occurring has reached a plateau, according to the citys health minister. In response, a city-wide awareness campaign will be launched to combat vector-borne diseases. Fogging is being conducted in all 250 wards of Delhi, and measures have been taken to examine and address mosquito breeding at over 2.40 lakh places across the city. Hospitals are reporting an increased number of dengue patients, with four deaths recorded so far this season.Mumbai: September records over 700 dengue, malaria casesMumbai is experiencing a rise in cases of malaria and dengue, with 756 confirmed cases of malaria and 703 cases of dengue reported in the first two weeks of September. The number of cases is expected to surpass those from August. The increase is attributed to sporadic rainfall, creating favorable conditions for mosquito breeding. The civic authorities have issued an advisory to combat mosquito breeding, emphasizing the importance of cleanliness and removing items that could collect water. The number of deaths from malaria and dengue during the monsoon season has not been disclosed.

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