44 new cases of dengue reported

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Ludhiana
  • Updated: Nov 01, 2013 21:10 IST

At least 44 new cases of dengue were reported from city hospitals on Friday. Of them 25 patients belong to city, 18 from other districts while one patient is from the state of Jammu and Kashmir.

In Ludhiana district, cases are mainly reported from Laxmi Nagar, Salim Tabri, Giaspura, Sherpur, Basti Jodhewal, Daba, Dhandari, Habowal Kalan, Model Town, Agar Nagar, Jassian Road, Khanna and Jagraon.

A total of 1137 cases have been reported so far. Of them 685 cases belong to Ludhiana alone.

District epidemiologist Dr Anil Verma said that various teams visited Model Gram and adjoining areas where larvae of aedes mosquitoes, which spread dengue, were found in two coolers.

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