Dengue outbreak in HP : 257 cases traced in the state, most of cases in Solan district

Himachal Pradesh Health Department today issued advisory to the people of state after outbreak of Dengue fever maong many people in the state , Department confirmed that during the rainyseason 257 people were found positive for the Dengue.
Spokespersons of  Health Department said here today that  from January-2021 to October 14, 2021, about 2344patient tested for the fever out of which  257 people were tested positive for dengue in the state.
Department said that about 194 cases wer detected in Solan district 25 in Kangara, 21 in Una, five in Hamirpurthree each in  Chamba and  Mandi, one Sirmaur and Bilaspur and four cases were found in Medical collegeTanda of Kangra district.
He said that it is a matter of relief for the state that this year so far no person has died due to dengue in the state, he has advised the people to be cautious about it.

 The spokesman said that sudden high fever, headache, pain behind the eyes, joint and muscle pain, fatigue, vomiting and red rash are the symptoms of dengue. The symptoms of dengue appear to be about two to five days of Dengue infection.

 This outbreak spreads through mosquito bites and most of the dengue cases are found in urban and semi-urban areas.  He called upon the people to maintain cleanliness around their houses and not allow water to stagnate so that mosquitoes cannot breed around the houses.

Scrub typhus and Dengue are two seasonal infections which are now spreading quickly in the rainy season and causing theillness to number of people.

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