Dengue cases rise, DH asks children to attend schools

Health director Srinivas Rao

Health director Srinivas Rao today stated that Corona under control and dengue cases are on rise in the state. The parents can send their children to schools and colleges as Corona under control he instructed.

Though Hyderabad reported 613 cases so far this season we have asked the officials concerned to take immediate measures to offer necessary treatment to the affected people.

He told media persons that the government is taking all measures to provide better services to the patients. In addition to Hyderabad, some agency areas like and Mulugu districts reported dengue, Malaria and other seasonal allergies. Chief Minister, K Chandra sekhar Rao held a review meeting on Covid and seasonal diseases. As per KCR instructions health staff is ready to tackle the fever and viral diseases.

There is no fear of possibility of a third wave until a fresh nutant was found. Though we must be cautious following Corona protocols to be safe he suggested.

We have adequate beds, oxygen, medicines, injections and other facilities to tackle the issue. As per a study only 55 students tested positive for Corona out of 1.15 lakh students he said.

As the cases and deaths under control  the students can attend classes without any fear. We are trying to address health issues including Corona, viral fevers.

Though we thought that the cases may rise after schools reopening it didn’t happen as positivity rate was put at 0.4 only. While 2019 reported 4000 fever cases we see now 3000 cases only he said. The director warned of action against some private hospitals for looting public in the name of platelets of dengue fever. 

Viral fevers to be under control by October and people should call 104 for health problems.

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