The awareness campaign for prevention of communicable diseases in Pilibhit went on for months. From the city to the villages, cleanliness campaign was started, but still the number of patients of mosquito-borne diseases, dengue and malaria is increasing continuously. Dengue has been confirmed in three more fever patients at different places in the district. In this way the number of dengue patients in the district has increased from 15 to 18. The places where new dengue patients were found. Dengue and malaria tests are being conducted for fever victims by setting up health camps there. Along with dengue, about three dozen patients of malaria have also come out so far.
According to Assistant District Malaria Officer Rajiv Kumar Maurya, last day samples of six fever victims from the district were sent to Lucknow's laboratory for examination. Dengue has been confirmed in three of them. Dengue has been confirmed in a 62-year-old resident of Ballabh Nagar, a 15-year-old girl resident of Akhauli village in Bisalpur and a ten-year-old boy resident of Rani Colony in Amaria. Earlier, dengue has been confirmed in a total of 15 people in the district. In this way, the number of dengue patients in the district has now increased to 18.
He said that the team conducted the survey in Mohalla Beni Choudhary of the city. During this, the team visited 286 houses. Dengue larvae were found in five of these houses. Malaria test of 156 people and dengue test of 38 were done. All of these reports have come negative. He said that dengue patients have been found from Rani Colony, Jorha Kalyanpur, Pipariya Mandan, Pandri, Chandoi, Saidpur, Paota Kalan, Shivpuri, Akholi and Ballabh Nagar and Mohalla Sher Mohammad in the city. He says that continuous efforts are being made by the department to prevent mosquito-borne diseases.