/32 cases of dengue in Gurugram, death not reported | 32 cases of dengue in Gurugram, death not reported

32 cases of dengue in Gurugram, death not reported | 32 cases of dengue in Gurugram, death not reported

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Gurugram, 17 October (IANS). As of 16 October this year, 32 cases of dengue have been detected in Gurugram district of Haryana, while the total number of cases reached 22 last year. However, no one has been reported dead from dengue yet.

As per the data released by the administration, 93 cases of dengue were detected in 2018, 66 in 2017, 86 in 2016 and 451 in 2015.

4 cases of Meleria have been found in the district.

15 cases of malaria have been reported in 2019, 30 in 2018, 48 in 2017, 38 in 2016, 67 cases in 2015.

However, not a single case of Chikungunya was registered in 2018.

The District Malaria Office (Vector Control Department) is taking various remedial and preventive steps to control the spread of the disease.

Health officials said they visited around 11 lakh homes in Gurugram district from June 2020 during the survey. The survey issued notice to 3,708 individuals, as mosquito larvae were found in their homes.

An official said that about 250 places have been identified in the city, where dengue larvae are being found.

AYV / JNS

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