Amid Dengue Outbreak, 4 Districts In Uttar Pradesh See Spike In Cases - NDTVSource: NDTV News
UP Health Minister says the viral outbreak is due to loopholes in the working of some officials. (File)Firozabad/Agra/Prayagraj/Gorakhpur: A surge in dengue cases has been seen among children in various districts of Uttar Pradesh.In Agra, according to the government data to date, the total number of dengue patients in the district is 35, out of which 14 are still active.Speaking to ANI, Dr Arun Kumar Srivastava, Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Agra said," As of now, 35 cases of dengue were reported in the district, out of which only 14 cases are still active. We are providing proper medical care to the patients and fogging is being done daily to prevent infection, and dengue, malaria and viral rapid kits are available at all our health centres."Mr Rajeev Upadhyay, President, Indian Medical Association, Agra said that the situation is very bad and the Health Department is not providing the updated data as according to the situation, 40 to 50 per cent of the patients are coming from dengue and viral, in which 60 per cent are only children.