Dengue cases have crossed 15 thousand in the state: Doctors said to take precautionary measures

Due to extreme weather, the number of viral fever cases has increased in the state, along with fever, cold, cough, and typhoid, there is an increase in the number of dengue cases. While 2,970 dengue cases have been registered in the state capital Bangalore in the last 30 days, the number of positive dengue cases in the entire state has crossed the 15,000 mark. 9 people have died of deadly dengue.

There has been an increase in the number of dengue cases in the state this year compared to last year. The number of dengue cases in Bengaluru was on the decline last month. This month is seeing slow growth. Since January this year, 7,673 new dengue cases have been reported in Bengaluru. However, 2,970 cases were detected in the last one month.

7,228 dengue cases have been recorded in all the districts of the state. However, the fact that 7,673 dengue cases have been registered in Bengaluru alone has caused a headache for the Health Department and the Greater Bangalore Municipal Corporation (BBMP).

This time the number of dengue cases in the state has doubled compared to last year and so far 15,089 people have been infected with dengue. Dengue cases are mostly reported in July and September this year.

This year 9 people have died of deadly dengue. Out of these, 4 people have died in Bangalore, one each in Kodagu, Hassan, and Tumkur and two in Udupi.

In 2021, 6,300 cases were registered and five people died. In 2022, there were 8,500 positive cases and 9 deaths.

People are worried about the dengue fever epidemic in the capital and doctors have warned them not to ignore it.

Dengue fever
Dengue fever is caused by the bite of the Aedes mosquito. It is spread from one person to another. Aedes mosquitoes usually bite during daylight hours. Symptoms of the disease begin to appear in a person 5-7 days after being bitten by a mosquito.

Symptoms of the disease
Sudden high fever, pain behind eyeballs, severe headache, pain in hands and joints, severe abdominal pain with nausea and vomiting, bleeding from the mouth, nose & gums, red spots on the skin, black stools, extreme thirst, cold, pale skin, loss of consciousness, drop in blood pressure and drop in pulse rate are the symptoms of dengue disease.

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