According to reports from Dehradun, India, on September 10 (ANI), the Raipur area has become a major dengue outbreak hotspot in recent weeks.
The number of residents with dengue fever in the Raipur area has reached over 500 cases, with an alarming number reported in every household.
13 people have died in Dehradun as a result of this outbreak.
Both the Health Department and Municipal Corporations have been issued stern directives by Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami, according to reports.
The directives emphasize the importance of swift and comprehensive action to combat dengue. The Chief Minister has urged officials to work with urgency to contain the virus’s spread.
The Health Department has disclosed that there have been a staggering 1,106 cases of dengue in Uttarakhand up to this point.
Dehradun is the center of the outbreak in India, with 640 people affected, which is 58% of all cases reported in the state.
The districts that suffered the most cases after Dehradun were Haridwar, Nainital, and Udham Singh Nagar.
The state government is under intense pressure to take stringent actions, such as enhancing mosquito control measures, increasing public awareness, and conducting rapid medical interventions to combat dengue cases in Dehradun and all over Uttarakhand.
The safety of the residents in the region is at risk as authorities work to contain the alarming outbreak.
The public is advised to exercise caution, including using mosquito repellents, wearing long-sleeved clothing, and avoiding stagnant water sources where mosquitoes can breed.
The ongoing dengue outbreak in Dehradun requires a level of attention, awareness, and community participation.