As many as 110 cases of dengue were reported in mosquito-borne diseases in 8 days in the month of October
Increase in viral fever cases even in municipal corporation run hospitals
Updated: Oct 10th, 2023
Ahmedabad: (Ahmedabad) Monsoon has almost left the city. (AMC) After the rains stopped, mosquitoes and water borne epidemics seem to have gripped the city. The highest number of dengue cases have been reported in the eastern area of the city. (dengue case) A youth from Lambha, who is being treated at LG Hospital, has died due to dengue. Cases of viral fever are also on the rise due to the dual season. The epidemic has reared its head in Ramol-Hathijan and Vatwa wards in the eastern region.
As many as 110 cases of dengue in mosquito-borne diseases in 8 days
AMC Health Department Officer Dr. Bhavin Solanki told the media that the mosquito-borne epidemic has increased after the rains stopped in the city. One death has been reported due to dengue. As many as 110 cases of dengue and 12 cases of malaria have been reported in 8 days in the month of October. Among water borne diseases there are 90 cases of diarrhea vomiting, 104 cases of typhoid and 23 cases of jaundice. While 05 cases of cholera have been reported. There has been a sudden increase in cholera cases.
Medicines were made available at all the centres
He said that the cases of viral fever are also increasing in hospitals run by the municipal corporation. Approximately 15 to 20 cases per day are being reported at an urban health center i.e. a total of 1200 cases per day in all UHCs and CHCs. Medicines have been made available at all the centres. A trigger drive and awareness program has been launched by the health department. Action is being taken wherever mosquito breeding is found by checking educational institutions, construction sites, commercial units and residential areas of the city.