Preventive measures taken by Health Department.

Chandigarh, 20th October, 2016: Today 8 cases of Dengue have been reported from various health institutions (till the release of press note) which bring the total number of Dengue cases to 648 in the city. Four cases of Chikungunya have been reported today which includes (2 imported and two from Chandigarh. The overall details of 115 cases of Chikungunya detected in Chandigarh is; 34 imported, 31 wrong address and 50 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.