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The first dengue death case of the current season in Cuttack district has been reported from the worst-affected Tangi with a 33-year-old woman succumbing to the mosquito-borne disease at SCB Medical C
According to health department officials, dengue cases are being reported from both government and private hospitals in the district.
As vector-borne diseases, especially dengue, malaria, chikungunya and filaria, are widespread in the State every year, preventive models will chalk out area-specific preventive plans.
The opposition Congress party criticised the 'insensitivity' of the health minister Ajay Chandrakar who is yet to visit the affected places of Durg-Bhilai.
So far, around 200 people, both from urban and rural areas of the district, have been affected by the deadly disease.
Deadly dengue seems to have returned with a vengeance this year as the State has recorded more than thrice the number of positive cases of the last year.
The Directorate of Public Health has appointed nodal officers in all districts to monitor dengue after surge in the number of cases in the bordering state Kerala.
As many as 19 malaria and nine dengue cases have been reported till June this year across Kendrapara district.
By July 17, out of total 1,963 blood samples tested for dengue, as many as 143 were found positive. Of 143 positive cases, 56 are alone from Cuttack district.
The State Health department officials are on alert and taking stock of measures taken to control vector-borne diseases as number of dengue cases in the State has increased by 120 cases in the past 20
The court took up the issue today after taking cognisance of a news report which said that garbage was being dumped in a vacant plot of land in Rohini area of Northwest Delhi.
A central team rushed to the state on Thursday to assess the situation of an outbreak as more than 96 cases were registered in the hospital so far.
According to Health Department data, while 204 confirmed dengue cases were reported between January 1 and June 30, 2017, only 100 confirmed cases were reported during the same period this year.
Speaking to TNIE, Tiruapthi Rao said they took the report very seriously, after it was brought to his notice.
Speaking to TNIE, Tiruapthi Rao said that they took the report very seriously, after it was brought to his notice.