DIPHU, Nov 8: To contain the dengue outbreak in Diphu town of Karbi Anglong, the Greater Diphu Bazaar Committee and Indian Red Cross Society, Karbi Anglong Branch carried out sanitisation in Diphu town for reduction of mosquito breeding.
The sanitisation started from the fish market of Diphu main market to railway station, bus stand and Sirvomu, Matipung, where the staff of the fire brigade and members of Greater Diphu Bazaar Committee and Indian Red Cross Society, Karbi Anglong participated.
President, Greater Diphu Bazaar Committee, Pradip Engleng informing the media said, “As there is an outbreak of Dengue in Diphu town and for reduction of mosquito breeding the Greater Diphu Bazaar Committee and Indian Red Cross Society, Karbi Anglong have carried out a joint effort in sanitising various locations in Diphu town.”
Sanitisation was done at the fish market of Diphu main market to the bus stand, railway station and Matipung. The fire brigade has assisted in the sanitisation along with members of Greater Diphu Bazaar Committee and Indian Red Cross Society, Karbi Anglong.
Meanwhile, Engleng has appealed to the citizens of Diphu town to maintain hygiene and drain out any stagnant water near the surrounding of their houses to reduce mosquito breeding and to take proper care to avoid being bitten by vector mosquitoes.
On the other hand, according to the daily report updated by the joint director of Health Services on Tuesday the total house visited by the surveillance team was 1,597, source reduction in 5162 places, total larvae site reduction 140 and total fever cases is 35. The total fever cases are 273.
Fogging was carried out at Birla market and Birla Gate, Dharamnala, Matipung, Sonsan Ghat, Rongmarjong, Amlapatty, Rongkangtui, Little Kidz School area, Rengbonghom, Rongjangphong, Rongmonjir, Christian English High School area and Rongthe-ang.