Dengue circumstances up 5 instances in a month in Muktsar district
Muktsar, November 24
Dengue circumstances have elevated virtually 5 instances up to now one month within the district. The dengue case depend was 49 on October 22, which reached 236 on November 22 within the district.
Well being officers mentioned a majority of the dengue circumstances have been detected in Muktsar and Malout cities.
Dr Ranju Singla, Chief Medical Officer, Muktsar, mentioned 10 particular groups have been shaped to unfold consciousness among the many public. Apart from, fogging was being performed and dengue larvae have been being destroyed, she mentioned.
She urged the general public to get therapy from docs slightly than visiting quacks. “The Civil Hospital in Muktsar is provided with an apheresis machine, which separates blood into completely different elements – platelets, purple blood cells and plasma,” she mentioned.
The household of a dengue affected person mentioned the Well being Division ought to depute a specialist on the Civil Hospital in Muktsar in order that sufferers didn’t must go to personal docs or different cities. “My son examined optimistic for dengue and he’s present process therapy at a non-public hospital in Ludhiana. The therapy at non-public hospitals may be very costly,” mentioned a neighborhood lady.
An official of the Civil Hospital mentioned, “We’re ready for a medication specialist to be posted on the hospital right here. It will likely be useful for sufferers, particularly the poor. At current, the physician having the cost of the Assistant Civil Surgeon is the drugs specialist, however he can’t handle the additional workload because of his different duties.”