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24 cases of dengue fever in Kottayam dist

india Updated: May 08, 2009 23:54 IST

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The District medical office has confirmed 24 cases of dengue fever and 76 suspected cases in Kottayam district.

Only one case of dengue fever was confirmed in Kottayam municipal corporation area, DMO S Valsalakumari told presspersons on Friday.

She said majority of the cases were reported from Erumeli and Kanjirapally.

A health programme including awareness measures would be implemented in the district by taking into account the coming monsoon season.

The programme, organised by the district health department would be inagurated by health and social welfare minister P K Sreemathi Teacher on May 14.