While coronary infections are on the rise in East Vidarbha, 34 new cases of dengue have been reported in the last seven days. Most of the patients are from Gondia, Nagpur district.
In the six districts of Nagpur, Wardha, Bhandara, Gondia, Chandrapur and Gadchiroli in East Vidarbha, 34 new cases of dengue were found between July 1, 2022 and July 7, 2022. The highest number of 24 patients are from Gondia district alone. 5 new patients have been found in Nagpur district and 5 in Wardha district.
Currently, mosquito outbreaks are on the rise in urban and rural areas of Nagpur as well as other districts in East Vidarbha. Therefore, if the health department does not spray large quantities of pesticides and other measures in time, dengue outbreak is likely to increase here.
Most patients recorded last year –
In the year 2021, 3,628 dengue patients were found in six districts of East Vidarbha. Of these, 24 patients died