No let-up as more fall ill with gastroenteritis

  • By TOI
  • | Tuesday | 10th July, 2018

Vadodara: The Navapura area of Vadodara continued to reel under the gastroenteritis outbreak with six fresh cases being reported from there on Monday. He added that the water supply pipeline network in several parts of the city was old and needed replacements. The civic body is, however, struggling to identify the source of leakages in the water supply lines in the area.Sources said that there were multiple leaks that came to light during the drive by the civic body to check the water supply network in wake of the gastroenteritis outbreak. The new case from Navapura was that of a two-year-old girl who had tested positive on Saturday, but the case was reported on Monday. Even the Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) officials were not aware of the fresh case.SSGH data reveals that in all seven persons tested positive for cholera in the city on Saturday and Sunday.

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