Over 22.7 Lakh Households in Gurugram Examined for Mosquito Larvae; Notices Issued to 11,311 Homes | The Climate Channel – Articles from The Climate Channel


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To forestall the outbreak of mosquito-borne ailments, the district Well being Division collaborated with the district administration, examined over 22.70 lakh households and issued notices to 11,311 households the place mosquito larvae had been discovered.

Civil Surgeon Gurugram, Dr Virender Yadav stated that thus far, 1,897 samples of dengue have been despatched for testing within the district, out of which 83 dengue and two malaria sufferers have been confirmed.

Yadav knowledgeable that greater than two lakh individuals had been examined thus far. The group of the well being division can be working a marketing campaign for the prevention of mosquito-borne ailments.

“The group is finishing up anti-larva actions below which Temephos medication is being sprayed at mosquito susceptible areas. Gambusia fish may be very efficient in stopping the breeding of mosquitoes; maintaining this in thoughts, the well being division, in collaboration with the fisheries division, has put seeds of gambusia fish in 173 reservoirs situated within the district,” Yadav stated.

Well being officers stated that to forestall mosquito-borne ailments within the district, space clever fogging is being finished by way of 56 machines. For fogging, the helpline numbers of the Municipal Company Gurugram (MCG) could be contacted on 18001801817 and 0124-44055779.

Aside from this, free testing and therapy of dengue, malaria and chikungunya can be found in Sector-31 Polyclinic and Sector-10 Civil Hospital.

Directions have been given to not cost greater than Rs 600 for NS-1 and LGI check for Chikungunya and Rs 1,000 for dengue checks. Motion will likely be taken in opposition to the involved hospitals for violating this,” stated a well being official.


The above article has been revealed from a wire company with minimal modifications to the headline and textual content.


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