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Pune city hospitals run short of ICU beds as viral infection cases spike

As per the city hospitals, most of the hospitals have witnessed a surge in the Out Patients Department (OPD) with complaints of viral infections, pneumonia, influenza, dengue and respiratory tract infection

At least 10% of OPD patients require hospitalisation and out of them around 1% to 2% require ICU beds. (REPRESENTATIVE PIC)
Updated on Oct 02, 2023 05:38 AM IST
ByVicky Pathare

BMC intensifies aedes mosquitoes detection programme, finds 900 spots a day

Once found, samples from aedes breeding spot are sent to the laboratory where the technician finds the type of aedes mosquito. The officer said the insecticide team has been working even on weekends with the rise in dengue cases

Mumbai, India - September 24, 2016: A BMC staffer conducts a fumigation near a well in a Mumbai locality. The BMC staff identify, treat and eliminate breeding of dengue transmitting Aedes mosquitoes which spreads in Mumbai, India, on Friday, September 24, 2016. (Photo by Satish Bate/ Hindustan Times) (Satish Bate/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Oct 01, 2023 11:01 PM IST

Ambala: 2 minor brothers die of suspected dengue

Swinging into action, health authorities in Ambala have sought a report from Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32, Chandigarh, where the siblings breathed their last, to determine the cause of death.

Ambala civil surgeon Dr Kuldeep Singh said the parents brought the brothers to the Ambala City civil hospital on Friday and were given treatment, before they shifted them to Cantt on their own will. (HT File)
Updated on Sep 27, 2023 09:44 AM IST
By, Ambala

Ghaziabad: 10% dengue samples found positive for DEN-2 variant

According to health officials, there are four strains of dengue -- DEN-1, DEN-2, DEN-3, and DEN-4 -- and among them, DEN-2 is known to infect people the fastest

According to the Ghaziabad health department on Tuesday, the tally of dengue positive cases was 594, with one death. (Sakib Ali/HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 27, 2023 06:24 AM IST

Dengue cases in Delhi soar 4-year-high for September; over 3k hit in 6 months

According to the data, shared financial year-wise, 3,013 cases of dengue and one fatality have been reported in 2023-24 so far.

Fumigation drive being carried out. (Sanket Wankhade/HT PHOTO)
Published on Sep 26, 2023 10:02 PM IST
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