According to the civic report, in the previous years, the total count of dengue cases was—4,431 (2016), 4,726 (2017), 2,798 (2018), 2,036 (2019) and 1,072 (2020).
Underlining that the Covid pandemic is still not over and dengue is on the rise, he stressed the need to practise utmost care and preventive behaviour.
Health Minister Raghu Sharma asked the officials to conduct a 'Dengue Mukt Rajasthan' campaign from October 20 to November 3 to keep a check on the outbreak of dengue and other seasonal diseases.
The deceased has been identified as 35-year-old woman from south Delhi, who officials said passed away in late September this year.
Viral fever is the intense fever that lasts for three to five days, accompanied by severe chills and body ache. Dengue fever, on the other hand, is transmitted by the tiger mosquito (Aedes Aegypti).
Firozabad District Magistrate Chandra Vijay Singh, meanwhile, has formed a four-member committee headed by Sub Divisional Magistrate Rajesh Kumar.
District health officials have started releasing the fish, generically known as Gambusia, in ponds in urban as well as rural areas of the district, Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Dinesh Kumar Premi said.
According to latest reports, more than 75 people have died in Firozabad, 17 in Mathura, three in Mainpuri and two in Kasganj.
The Firozabad district where the viral dengue fever outbreak has occurred has 36 active camps and 3,719 people, including those with fever, are currently undergoing treatment there.
Uttar Pradesh Health Minister termed the Firozabad MLA’s claims ‘wrong’ and said no such reports have been received.
Dengue mosquito larvae breed in clear, standing water, while those of malaria thrive even in dirty water.
Mary Kom, a six-time world champion, mostly trained at home in 2020 and joined the national camp in Bengaluru for a fortnight last month after recovering from dengue
The number of cases of dengue this year has been lower compared to the situation in previous years.
Kejriwal changed water from potted plants and checked other sources of stagnant water under the'10 Hafte 10 Baje 10 Minute' campaign today
Majority of the dengue cases have been reported from Dehradun, where so far 3,000 people have been diagnosed, followed by Haldwani with 1,100 cases reported.
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