Dengue cases surpass 11,000 in Bagmati Province


By Anil Parajuli, Hetauda, May 27: According to the Ministry of Health Bagmati Province, the number of dengue-infected people has reached 11,475, in the 13 districts of the province. Three additional numbers have been added as per the 24-hour report.

The highest number of the dengue-affected has been recorded in Dhading from the current fiscal year till now. 

As per the report of the ministry, the highest number of recorded cases, 3,507, has been recorded in Dhading and the least cases have been observed in Rasuwa. 3,000 cases have been reported in Kathmandu, 1,737 in Chitwan, 1,438 in Lalitpur, 888 in Makawanpur, 494 in Bhaktapur, and 167 in Kavrepalanchowk. 

According to the spokesperson of the health ministry Dr Rabin Bhusal, as many as 81 cases have been recorded in Nuwakot, 79 in Dolakha, 27 cases in Ramechhap, 32 in Sindhupalchowk, 23 in Sindhuli. 

Spokesperson of the Minsitry Bhusal, the ministry has urged to heed attention to mosquito bites and has advised to put a mosquito net, use liquid mosquito repellent, clean water tank and cooler regularly, not allow water to be stored around the house, use full shelves, and to visit hospital immediately after symptoms are observed. 

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