Preventive Activities by Health Department.
Chandigarh, 19th October, 2016: Today 6 cases of Dengue have been reported from various health institutions (till the release of press note) which brings the total number of Dengue cases to 640 in the city. Six cases of Chikungunyahave been reported today which includes (1 imported, 2 wrong address and three from Chandigarh. The overall details of 111 cases of Chikungunya detected in Chandigarh is; 32 imported, 31 wrong address and 48 from Chandigarh.
To further strengthen the preventive activities, daily fumigation is being carried out alongwith strengthening of field activities which includes mass awareness, checking of breeding sources like coolers, containers, tyres and other sources.