55 dengue cases detected in Odisha capital so far

Bhubaneswar: Director of Public Health Niranjan Mishra today informed that total 55 dengue cases have been detected in the state capital till yesterday.

“The number of dengue cases has slightly increased in the state. But there is nothing to panic. The situation is not that much concerning. Till yesterday, 55 dengue cases have been reported in Bhubaneswar,” said the health official.

In view of the dengue outbreak, Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC), earlier this month, informed that drains will be cleaned followed by a chemical spray and bushes be cleared to avoid further rise in the cases.

Regarding COVID-19 situation, he said the infection rate has declined overall in the state. In some districts, the infection is gradually decreasing. The state Government will take a call on unlock process after reviewing the Test Positivity Rate (TPR), caseload and adherence to safety guidelines by the public.

The infection will again rise, if people do not properly follow COVID Appropriate Behaviour, he cautioned.

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