According to the government spokesman, health workers have been paying door-to-door visits to identify patients with viral fever, vector-borne diseases and with other symptoms.
Thirty more people have tested positive for Zika virus in Kanpur on Friday, taking the total number of those infected in Kanpur district to 66, including nine IAF personnel,
Health officials in Uttar Pradesh have been asked to step up surveillance and ensure door-to-door sampling and testing for Zika virus after 30 new cases were detected in Kanpur.
A 57-year-old man from Kanpur who tested positive for the Zika virus on October 22 became Uttar Pradesh's first Zika virus patient.
The first case of Zika Virus in Uttar Pradesh has been reported in Kanpur. A warrant officer of Indian Air Force was diagnosed with the infection on Saturday, Chief Medical Officer Kanpur, Dr. Nepal Singh said.
While appealing to people to not panic, state government officials said that the woman has completely recovered from the infection
Two residents of Anayara aged 26 years and 37 years and one person (25) from Pettah were diagnosed with Zika, the minister said in a release.
According to state health minister Veena George, of the 38 cases, only eight are active.
According to Kerala Health Minister Veena George, of the 37 cases, seven are active and the health of all the infected persons is ‘satisfactory’
A cluster of Zika virus disease has been identified within a 3 kilometre radius in the state’s capital city, Thiruvananthapuram.
Speaking to Outlook, Veena George also dispelled reports that the state is on the brink of a possible third wave of the pandemic.
Steps are being taken for the extermination of mosquitoes in the area to prevent its spread to other places, Health Minister Veena George said.
Kerala Health Minister Veena George confirmed the two new infections, urging people to be vigilant amid the rising number of positive Zika virus cases in the state.
The Centre has rushed a team of experts to the state to monitor the situation.
Of the 19 samples sent from Thiruvananthapuram, 13 health workers, including doctors, are suspected to be positive for Zika
The Zika virus disease, a mosquito-borne viral infection is caused by a virus transmitted primarily by Aedes mosquitoes, which bite during the day.
Six more people tested positive for Zika virus in Rajasthan's Jaipur district, 105 have recovered after treatment.
The state health department also formed a five-member committee on Saturday to investigate, examine and track Zika virus disease in pregnant patients of first trimester.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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