Water borne disease continues to wreak havoc in the city, water samples unfit at 35 places

Water borne disease continues to wreak havoc in the city, water samples unfit at 35 places

Ahmedabad News: After Diwali, the cold has gradually started increasing in the city. Water borne epidemic continues in Ahmedabad after monsoon. Mosquito-borne epidemics have been controlled, but water-borne epidemics still persist. In the current month, 269 cases of diarrhea and vomiting, 71 cases of measles have been reported, while 176 cases of typhoid have been reported in the current month.

epidemic in this area

This month water samples were collected from 1300 locations across the city. In which water samples have been declared unfit at 35 places. Water borne diseases have become severe in Gomtipur, Rakhiyal, Saraspur, Hatkeshwar areas.

Apart from this, viral cases are also increasing in the city. At that time, cases are being seen in urban health centers and community health centers. Due to mixed weather, cases of viral infection in hospitals have also increased. AMC Urban Health Center has increased the number of OPDs.


Drink boiled water to avoid disease

Currently, viral cases have increased due to the experience of both the seasons, namely morning cold and afternoon sunshine. The number of patients suffering from cold and cough has increased. Such patients should stay at home and eat hot cooked food. Also drink hot water.

In this way you can protect yourself from malaria and dengue mosquitoes

  • Dispose of garbage properly every day. Do not keep water in any type of vessel for long. In which dengue and malaria mosquitoes start breeding.
  • Cover all containers and pots in your garden or terrace, you can even keep them upside down. Apart from this, water utensils should also be kept clean.
  • Wear full-sleeved clothing when going out to reduce exposure to mosquitoes.
  • Sprays, creams and nets should be used to avoid mosquitoes. If you are sleeping outside then mosquito net should be used.
  • Doors and windows should be kept closed at night.
  • Avoid unnecessary roaming around. By doing this you can reduce the risk of dengue.

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