In this month alone, at least 149 cases have been recorded till September 25, which is about 54 per cent of the cumulative cases.
Principal of the college Dr Sangeeta Aneja said, 154 more patients were admitted to the facility in the past 24 hours.
The minister said that the number of coronavirus cases has also been under control for the last two months and by following proper COVID protocols.
The initial testing for dengue was done through the card method where she tested positive and now the elisa test of the girl is underway and the report is expected in a span of 6-7 hours.
The entomology department stated there are nearly 16,000 locked homes, 3500 cellars and 10,000 construction sites in the capital region where mosquito breeding is rampant.
The DENV-2 strain causes severe conditions like Thrombocytopenia, low platelet count or bleeding into the skin more often than other strains
The petitioner’s counsel K Pavan Kumar told the bench that the State had recorded 3,200 cases of dengue this month.
In this month alone, 87 cases have been recorded till September 18, which is about 41 per cent of the cumulative cases.
Many patients get confused and worried, say doctors, pointing out that those who live close to construction sites or industrial areas are more prone to the infection.
State records 2,617 so far this year, compared to 2,410 last year; Health dept starts fogging public spaces
The dengue outbreak this year, which mainly started from UP’s Firozabad district, is being caused by dengue serotype 2 or DEN-2 viruses which in many cases can turn fatal.
Additional Director, Health, Agar Divison, A K Singh said that a 14-year-old girl died in a medical college, while one child was brought there dead.
Centre asks states to stress on acceleration of prevention activities for vector diseases like dengue
Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said entomological surveillance, source reduction activities and prompt vector control measures must be implemented for minimising the risk of transmission.
Uttar Pradesh has been in the grip of vector-borne diseases like dengue and viral fever which have claimed hundreds of lives so far.
'Surveillance should be made better and distribution work of medical kits should start,' the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister said.