Thane: In Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) area, in June 2022, among 40 suspected dengue patients not even a single patient with a definite diagnosis was found. However, 27 cases of Malaria were registered in the city.
The civic body inspected around 31,427 homes, in which, 307 homes were contaminated and 41,004 numbers of containers were inspected, in which, 359 containers were found to be contaminated, informed the health officials of the Thane civic body health department.
Smitali Humaraskar, one of the health officials from the TMC health department informed, "During the month of June in order to avoid dengue, malaria and other water borne diseases, the TMC with the help of 50 handpumps, 10 tractors, 6 e-rickshaw, 10 bolero vehicles sprayed drugs at 2,194 places in Thane district in two sessions while fumigation was carried out with the help of hand machine at 14,765 places in Thane district. Also, guppy fish were released at three places."