Two municipalities of Lalitpur report new Dengue cases

Published On: August 1, 2022 02:11 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, August 1: Dengue cases have been found in Mahalaxmi Municipality and Lalitpur Metropolitan City. Head of District Health Office, Dr Satish Bista said that the infected were found in ward no. 5 and 14 of the metropolis and some wards of Mahalaxmi Municipality.

He said, “We have started a campaign to destroy mosquitoes by going from house to house after finding patients of the disease in Manbhawan, Kumaripati and Tikhidewal as well as in Mahalaxmi.” He informed Republica that 31 people in the district have been infected with dengue so far.

In order to control the disease in the district, every person should clean their house from the kitchen to the garden, and it is necessary to pay special attention to the places where water collects around the house, vehicle washing shops and hotels etc. Health and sanitation workers from the District Administration Office and the municipality office have been deployed to clean the areas where infection has been reported.

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