Dengue larvae found, destroyed at 717 sites in Patiala

Dengue larvae found, destroyed at 717 sites in Patiala

A health worker checks dengue larvae in Patiala on Friday.

Tribune News Service

Patiala, July 29

Under the “Friday Dry Day” anti-dengue drive, health teams today detected and destroyed larvae at 717 sites in the district.

Around 34,666 households were checked during the drive. Officials said incessant rains had already increased the risk of dengue spread. Meanwhile, the Health Department has appealed to the residents to actively participate and do their bit in keeping dengue at bay.

Civil Surgeon Raju Dhir said five out of the total 461 suspected cases tested positive for the vector-borne disease.

#dengue

Tribune Shorts


Top News

Nitish Kumar dumps BJP in Bihar to pave way for ‘Mahagathbandhan 2.0’ with RJD as largest party and key player

Nitish Kumar dumps BJP in Bihar to pave way for 'Mahagathbandhan 2.0' with RJD as largest party and key player

JD-U supremo to take oath as CM on Wednesday; BJP cries ‘bet...

Nitish Kumar as Opposition’s PM candidate in 2024? Many wary of his ‘U-turns’

Nitish Kumar as Opposition's PM candidate in 2024? Many wary of his 'U-turns'

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav had derisively named Kumar as ‘pal...

All in a day: Timeline for Bihar's change of government

All in a day: Timeline for Bihar's change of government

MPs, MLAs of RJD and JD(U) held parallel meetings

Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde to expand 2-member ministry today

No woman in 20-member cabinet as Maharashtra CM Shinde expands 41-day-old ministry

18 MLAs, including state BJP president Chandrakant Patil, we...

PM Modi’s total assets rise by Rs 26 lakh to Rs 2.23 crore; land-holding donated

PM Modi's total assets rise by Rs 26 lakh to Rs 2.23 crore; land-holding donated

He has no investment in any bond, share or mutual funds, doe...

Cities

View All