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Updated on: Sunday, November 07, 2021, 10:40 AM IST

Dengue menace in MP: Naib tehsildar succumb to dengue in Gwalior, over 197 cases reported so far

The Health Department, which came into action with the ever-increasing dengue patients, has started taking rapid test samples at the district and block level.
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Sheopur (Madhya Pradesh): A naib tehsildar poster in Veerpur Area allegedly succumbed to dengue during treatment at Link Hospital, Gwalior.

According to the preliminary information, tehsildar Shivraj Meena's condition began to deteriorate on November 4 after which he was admitted to a hospital in Veerpur.

He was continuously falling short of platelets and blood too and was referred to Link Hospital Gwalior hospital where he died during treatment.

Tehsildar Shivraj Meena was posted in the Raghunathpur area of ​​the Veerpur Tehsil area.

Notably, the spread of dengue has created havoc in Gwalior and many other districts of Madhya Pradesh.

Patients with dengue fever, high fever, pain in hands and feet, vomiting, headache and shortness of breath are on the surge.

Rapid and ELISA tests have been increased to keep a check on the spread of dengue.

However, the Health Department is considering dengue only after it is confirmed in the ELISA test.

So far, 197 patients have been confirmed on the basis of ELISA test done in government records.

If the sampling data of rapid investigation is added, then the total figure in the district is estimated to be more than one thousand.

The Health Department, which came into action with the ever-increasing dengue patients, has started taking rapid test samples at the district and block level.

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Published on: Sunday, November 07, 2021, 10:40 AM IST
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