Dengue situation is under control, says BP Gopalika. Sangbad Pratidin
Gautama Brahma: Dengue situation in the state under control. However, if a patient is having trouble getting platelets or blood, call the ‘direct CM’. State Home Secretary BP Gopalika said this on Sunday. Besides, he also suggested that if anyone with co-morbidities gets dengue, they should get medical advice and get them admitted to the hospital. Gopalika said, as of today, there are a total of 1500 dengue patients admitted in the state’s government hospitals. Out of which 25 are critical. They have been kept under close observation. Several deaths of dengue patients have been reported in the state. But whether co-morbidities are responsible for them is under investigation.
On this day, Nabanna State Health Secretary Narayanaswaroop Nigam along with all the district magistrates, municipalities and the heads of all departments related to dengue control, the home secretary held a meeting. Later he told reporters, “This meeting was held on an urgent basis on the instructions of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. In the meeting, most emphasis was placed on blood testing and mosquito control by removing stagnant water.” Home Secretary reminded, “Sufficient amount of dengue testing has been done in state government hospitals. Platelets and blood are stored in sufficient quantity. Even after this, if a patient has a problem, the problem will be solved by calling the Chief Minister directly.”
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107 government hospitals and 98 municipalities in the state – a total of 205 places have dengue testing. So far 9 lakh dengue tests have been done this season. Which is almost three times more than last time. Taking these statistics, the Home Secretary claimed, “The organization of adequate blood tests is the most useful in combating dengue.” Preparations are going to be made in advance.” But Gopalika admitted today, North 24 Parganas Howrah, Hooghly, Nadia, Murshidabad, Maldah, South 24 Parganas districts have the highest incidence of dengue. A ‘District Observation Team’ will be sent from Kolkata to these districts.
In today’s meeting, most importance has been given to prevent waterlogging and removal of waterlogged water. All government offices under central and state control have been alerted. Various railway offices, yards have been specially alerted. Closed factories, markets have been asked to pay special attention to stagnant water. The Department of Works, Irrigation, Urban Development has also been warned. The Home Secretary repeatedly mentioned that awareness is the biggest weapon in controlling dengue. He said, “Two days after the onset of fever, dengue must be tested. If the patient has diabetes or any other co-morbidity, the doctor should consult the doctor and arrange for immediate admission to the hospital.” Prohibited to take any ‘pain medication’ other than paracetamol.
On this day, the Home Secretary reminded that ‘single use plastic’ is being used in many places of the state even though it is banned. Due to which drainage problems are created. They should be stopped immediately. The dengue situation in Bangladesh has taken a dire shape. Due to which the dengue outbreak is increasing in the border areas of Bengal. The Chief Minister had already mentioned this matter. On this day, the Home Secretary reminded that again and said to carry out special surveillance in the border areas. Notably, according to unconfirmed sources, the number of dengue cases in the state has exceeded 22,000. The number of infected in Kolkata is at least 1500. Infection is also spreading in nearby suburbs. Dengue panic is rampant. Navanna assured the people of the state by increasing vigilance in this situation. informed that the dengue situation in the state is under complete control.
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