Dengue cases in Chennai spike, residents urged to remove stagnant water – Chennai News


The variety of cases reported in town in the previous few days has elevated to 105 with Kodambakkam and Teynampet areas reporting the vast majority of them.

Kodambakkam reported 18 cases, whereas Teynampet had 17 in the previous three days.

Meanwhile, the Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) officers have known as upon the residents to remove the stagnant water from the residential colonies in addition to terraces of their homes to forestall the breeding of Aedes mosquitoes.

While talking to IANS, Tamil Nadu Health Minister Ma Subramanian mentioned: “After incessant rains and waterlogging, the possibilities of mosquito breeding is on the high. However, residents must also try to clear water stagnation in their surroundings to prevent the breeding of mosquitos. The state health department is conducting several health camps in all colonies.”

The state well being division has commenced door-to-door well being test-ups and offered medicines to forestall the unfold of the illness.

The GCC is utilizing the companies of breeding test employees around the clock to forestall the outbreak of Dengue by destroying the mosquito larvae.

It can also be levying fines to people who find themselves permitting water to stagnate at their residence together with terraces that lead to breed mosquitos.

The Corporation is conducting space-sensible surveys to discover out the variety of illnesses in every space and to attempt to forestall the unfold by contemplating this space as a cluster and taking preventive measures in a localised method.

Soubhagyalaksmi Narayanan, a breed test employee beneath the GCC, advised IANS: “People have to be more responsible to prevent the spread of the disease as in most residences where I had gone for fogging and checking, I found that there is water stagnation leading to the spread of the disease. Everyone should do their bit to prevent the outbreak of such diseases.”

The GCC has already opened management rooms based mostly out its headquarters and has deployed fogging groups in all of the wards to forestall the unfold of the illness.

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