Punjab

Anti-larva team detects four larva cases

Punjab Tribune Bureau | December 09, 2019 08:06 PM

JALANDHAR- Continuing its drive against vector-borne diseases in the city, the anti-larva cell of the health department detected four dengue larva cases in various areas of the city on Monday.

 

The various teams of anti-larva cell led by Amit Kumar, Amanpreet, Kamaldeep, Vinod Goyal, Shakti Gopal, Rajwinder, Vinod Kumar, Sukhjinder Singh, Sher Singh, Pradeep Kumar and Sarabjeet conducted the inspections in Ekta Nagar, Master Colony, Basti Guzan, Gopal Nagar, Lamba Pind, Bhim Nagar, Subash Nagar, Gandhi Camp and Bhargo Camp.

 

  

The teams visited 431 houses covered the population of 1938 and checked 50 desert coolers and 477 waste containers.

 

The members of teams told 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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