Thane: The Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) commissioner Abhijit Bangar has instructed the health department to be vigilant about the increasing number of H3N2 (Influenza) and corona patients in Thane city.
Bangar said, "25 cases of H3N2 (influenza) have been reported in the TMC jurisdiction in the last 15 days. One senior citizen died of influenza in the city. All doctors in the city have been instructed to start treatment immediately without waiting for test results if any symptoms of H3N2 (influenza) appear."
"At the civil health centre level, the Medical Officer has formed a WhatsApp group of private doctors and through that, coordination is being maintained with the private doctors. Instructions have been given that if a patient has H3N2 symptoms, they should immediately bring it to the attention of the concerned medical officers," he added.
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