Bhopal: 127 Zika positive cases in state

Three more have been tested Zika positive in Bhopal and taking the total number of cases to 50 in Bhopal along. The total number of patients tested positive for Zika virus in state is 127 as on Thursday.  According to health department, patients from seven district have tested positive for the Zika virus. This include 50 cases from Bhopal, 20 from Sehore, 29 from Vidisha, two each from Sagar and Hoshangabad and one each from Narsinghpur and Raisen.

In Madhya Pradesh an intensive screening exercise is being undertaken and vector control measures have been intensified. The government has also issued an advisory to district administrations to take steps to check mosquito breeding. The state health department has advised pregnant women not to visit the affected areas.

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