Dengue: TN govt watching situation closely

Chennai: With isolated places in the State receiving showers, it is learnt from Tamilnadu Health and Family Welfare department that on an average, four people from Chennai and suburban areas visit the hospital with dengue symptoms.

According to television reports, nine persons with dengue in Cuddalore have been admitted to the government hospital.

The reports state that more than hundreds of people residing in Cuddalore were admitted in the hospital due to strange fever. Following which, a blood test was conducted that detected positive of dengue.

Meanwhile, the government is having a close eye on the patients and has given guidelines to maintain a clean environment and emphasised people not to store fresh water at homes.

NT Bureau