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31 dengue cases reported

punjab Updated: Oct 12, 2013 19:02 IST
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Thirty one more cases of dengue were reported from the city hospitals on Saturday.

Of them 12 patients belong to different city areas, including Boothgarh, Salem Tabri, Kakowal Road, Madhopuri, Dugri, Chander Nagar, Khanna, Model Town, Vishnu Puri and Haibowal.


Three dengue patients are each from Fatehgarh Sahib and Hoshiarpur while one each from Kapurthala, Jalandhar, Ferozepur, Faridkot and Pathankot.

While six dengue patients are from Jammu and Kashmir, one each is from Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan.

Nearly 445 cases of dengue were reported from Ludhiana hospitals this year. Of them 236 patients belonged to Ludhiana district.

District epidemiologist Dr Anil Verma advised people to wear full length clothes and spray insecticide against mosquitoes inside the houses.

He said aedes aegypti mosquitoes spread dengue breeds in stagnant water. So, the containers or tyres should not be kept in open to avoid collection of water.