Govt to take all possible measures to check dengue, malaria: Shastri

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New Delhi, Jul 22 (UNI) Delhi Health and Social Welfare Minister Yoganand Shastri today said the state Government would take all possible preventive measures to check spread of dengue and Malaria in the state.

Dr Shastri, who reviewed the situation in the Capital with regard to vector borne diseases with senior officers of Delhi Government, Municipal Corporation of Delhi and New Delhi Municipal Council, told reporters after the meeting that he has instructed the officers to take all necessary preventive actions to have a check on the cases of malaria, cholera and dengue in the capital.

The Minister instructed health department officers to issue legal notices and challans to the owners of buildings for non-compliance of anti-larval measures. He said aedes mosquito breeding has been detected in 29321 premises, legal notices have been issued to 29776 persons and 1766 persons challaned for creating mosquito-genic conditions.

Dr Shastri said this month, five cases of malaria were reported whereas 109 cases of cholera were reported whereas no dengue case was reported.

He said the Government would ensure that there is a proper distribution of Chlorine tablets in each part of the capital.

He said government agencies would start a special drive against the illegal water trolleys and sugarcane juice vendors in the Capital.

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