PATNA/GAYA: Dengue has assumed alarming proportions in the state with the number of people suffering from the mosquito-borne disease reaching 671 on Tuesday.
Eight cases of chikungunya were reported in the past week, taking this year’s total to 97.
After Swine Flu fear, it's the dengue fever that has kick-started with whopping numbers. There are 110 cases in just a week.
There is a sharp decline in cases of dengue and so far only 62 cases were found positive compared to 307 last year, Deputy director (headquarter), health services, Jammu, Chander Prakash said.
As many as 3,942 dengue cases were reported in the state from January 1 to October 10 this year. Of this around 159 dengue cases were reported in Phagwara.
Kolhapur: The menace of dengue still seems to be far from under control as 232 cases were reported in the month of September, of which 158 were from the city and 74 were from rural areas.
Nashik: The health department of Nashik Municipal Corporation will be conducting an audit of all dengue and swine flu cases reported in private hospitals in the city over the past two months.
Vadodara: While concerns were being raised regarding dengue cases, more chikungunya cases have started surfacing since about a week now in the city.
With around 2,500 confirmed dengue cases reported already, the state is in the severe grip of the vector-borne disease.
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