BHOPAL : Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan has directed that the efforts to control dengue and swine flu should continue without any let up.
The drive to destroy larvae should be undertaken in all districts. The Chief Minister was reviewing the swine flu and dengue situation here on Monday. It was informed that situation is under control in the state.
The Chief Minister said that awareness campaign for prevention of these diseases should also continue. Review should be undertaken at state level every day. Information about possible swine flu patients should be given immediately. Strict action should be taken in cases of negligence in prevention of diseases. Government and private health institutions should work with coordination towards prevention of these diseases. Patients should not be admitted in the hospitals which do not have all required facilities.
The meeting was informed that samples of 62 out of 294 patients of swine flu have tested positive. At present, 25 patients are being treated in hospitals. Around 1.36 lakh Temiflu tablets are available in the state another two lakh will arrive next week. Swine flu treatment facility is available in all district hospitals, primary and community health centres and 59 private hospitals. Government medical colleges have 20 ventilators and 30 new ventilators are being purchased. In September, 530 suspected Dengue patients were examined out of which 61 were found positive and are being treated. At present, 15 patients are hospitalised. Around 2.04 lakh houses have been inspected in the state.
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