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Punjab intensifies drive against dengue

Chandigarh, Oct 27 (UNI) In a bid to control dengue in Punjab, joint efforts were being made by State Task Force comprising departments of Local Government, Rural Development and Panchayats, Labour, Medical Education & Research, Water Supply & Sanitation, School Education and Animal Husbandry.
Disclosing this here today Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu on Wednesday said that people must have to participate in the drive against dengue as transmission season of dengue lasts till November and early December. He said that the Health Department, Punjab has tested 10,890 samples for dengue since January and out of these 4692 patients have been found positive so far.
The Health Minister emphasized that the public should come forward in reporting every case of fever especially when the State is already fighting with Covid-19 which overlapping the symptoms of diseases to diagnose it. He said that it is the cooperation of the public which can go a long way in the prevention and control of dengue as the breeding of mosquito is mainly reported in houses and offices. He said that Government of Punjab has declared “Every Friday-Dry Day” which means the disease of dengue can be prevented by emptying and cleaning the water containers once a week.
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War against COVID-19: MP’s body count rises to 3,237

29 Nov 2020 | 12:49 AM

Bhopal, Nov 28 (UNI) The fatality figure owing to the ‘millennium scourge’ mounted to 3,237 on Saturday in Madhya Pradesh where 13 fresh demises were reported even as the infected tally touched 2,03,231 with 1,634 more sufferers being detected during analysis of 30,312 specimens.

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Jammu Police nabs accused fleeing in murder case in few hours

28 Nov 2020 | 11:13 PM

Jammu, Nov 28 (UNI) Jammu Police on Saturday evening arrested the accused person absconding in murder case in few hours after the crime incident was reported in the heart of city here.

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Man murdered by unknown attackers in Jammu

28 Nov 2020 | 11:07 PM

Jammu, Nov 28 (UNI) A 42-year-old man was stabbed to death by unknown attackers in Rehari area, here on Saturday evening.

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Drone seen flying near IB, BSF shoots at in Jammu's Arnia

28 Nov 2020 | 10:56 PM

Jammu, Nov 28 (UNI) Alert BSF troops on Saturday evening fired few rounds on seeing a drone flying close to international border in Arnia sector here.

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COVID-19: 11 die, 650 new cases in HP

28 Nov 2020 | 10:43 PM

Shimla, Nov 28 (UNI) As many as 650 people tested positive for Novel Coronavirus in the hill state on Saturday, a government official confirmed.

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