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Shahjahanpur: Three suspected cases of dengue reported

News Agencies | Updated on: 18 July 2017, 13:40 IST
Shahjahanpur: Three suspected cases of dengue reported

Three suspected cases of dengue were reported at the district hospital here, doctors said today.

The three persons suspected to be suffering from dengue were admitted to the district hospital yesterday. They have been kept in the Dengue ward, the physician posted at the Shahjahanpur District Hospital, Dr Anil Raj, said.

There has been a drop in their platelet count, he said. Raj said they are receiving appropriate treatment.

"On a daily basis, nearly 8-10 patients turn up (with symptoms of dengue) at the district hospital and their tests are being conducted," he said.

District Magistrate Narendra Singh said, "The district administration is ready to combat the menace of dengue."

Anti-larval insecticides are being sprayed at places and an awareness drive is also being carried out in rural areas.

-PTI

First published: 18 July 2017, 13:40 IST
 
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