- Tag results for dengue
Speaking to ANI, Dr. Shankar, Director Institute of Preventive Medicine, said, "In Fever Hospital, the cases have increased from 1000 to 1400.
Vijaya Baskar also said there was a slight spike in fever cases in the state, but there was no dengue or swine flu outbreak.
RS Rana, Chief Medical Officer of Kangra district, said that the health department has initiated an awareness campaign to prevent the disease from spreading.
As per statistics- Khammam, Hyderabad, Adilabad, Peddapalli and Bhadradri Kothagudem, continue to be the highly affected districts in the State.
One more person succumbed to dengue while undergoing treatment at SCB Medical College and Hospital (SCBMCH) here on Wednesday.
Under Swastha Kutumbam Health Insurance project, which is run by Tata Trusts and Star Health Insurance, insurance claims for viral fevers in 2018 are in thousands.
The medical and health officials have confirmed that only one person died of dengue. The medical reports of the other two victims are yet to reach the officials to ascertain the cause of death.
Violating the guidelines would lead to the cancellation of registration of the hospitals, officials said.
Health minister C Vijaya Baskar held a review meeting on Dengue prevention with all senior health department officials and Deans of Government Medical Colleges in Chennai at DMS campus on Thursday.
When confronted, the doctors at the hospital told the patient to leave the hospital and refused to refund the money he had deposited with the hospital for treatment.
Sanitary workers have conducted pyrethrum indoor space spray at 12,000 houses in 25 slum areas of the city, Reddy said, adding a breeding survey at 26 high risk areas have also been done.
Dengue fever cases continue to be reported from the district with an increase in their number in the last two days.
One more person succumbed to dengue while undergoing treatment at SCB Medical College and Hospital, here on Sunday.
As many as 771 people turned up at various hospitals in the district on Wednesday, seeking treatment for fever.
Hospitals have also been provided with signs of recovery and criteria for discharging patients, she said.