Dengue alert in Dmu; DMC orders mass social work

Staff Reporter DIMAPUR, JUL 27 (NPN): | Publish Date: 7/27/2018 11:59:04 PM IST

 With the arrival of monsoon season, the possibility of the cases of vector-borne disease like dengue and malaria may increase 

According to data available from Dimapur district hospital authorities, so far only eight have been tested positive out of 21 cases reported at the district hospital. However, sources said there could be more cases as most of the patients were being treated at private hospitals and the data yet to be submitted to the district hospital authorities.

DMC mass social work: In view of recent outbreak of dengue in Dimapur district, Dimapur Municipal Council (DMC) has informed all the citizens under municipality that from August-November 2018 there would be mass social work every Saturday from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. for removal of stagnant water in respective households.

In an order, DMC administrator, Moa Sangtam, has directed all residents to completely remove/drain stagnant water within their respective compounds, from household utensils, flowerpots, drains etc. DMC also informed the colony chairman/GBs to monitor the social work and impose a fine of Rs 100 if they find any household with stagnant water within their compound.


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