Punjab

Anti-larva team detects 14 larva cases

Punjab Tribune Bureau | November 14, 2019 04:43 PM

Jalandhar: In its ongoing drive against vector-borne diseases in the city, the anti-larva cell of the health department detected 14 dengue larva cases in various areas of the city on Thursday.

                 
Separate teams of anti-larva cell led by Rajan Kumar, Jaswinder Singh, Pardeep Kumar, Amanpreet Singh, Pawan Kumar, Gurwinder Singh, Sher Singh, Tilak Raj, Amarjit, Bhupinder Singh carried out the inspections in Ajit Nagar, Urban Estate Phase 1, Dakoha, Baba Budha Ji Nagar, Garha, Phagwari Mohalla and others. 

 The teams visited 466 houses covered the population of 1985 and checked 66 desert coolers and 522 waste containers.

The members of teams apprised the residents that the desert coolers, containers could act as a breeding ground for the mosquitoes to spread diseases like dengue, malaria, and others. They said that the drive was aimed at identifying vulnerable places for producing the larva of mosquitoes.

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