Dengue patients are increasing in Dehradun. Dengue has been confirmed in 21 more patients on Monday


Dengue patients are increasing in Dehradun. Dengue has been confirmed in 21 more patients on Monday. Now their number has reached 562 in the district. The fear of dengue in people is such that they are reaching hospitals even in normal fever. Due to this, there is no space available from crowds in hospitals.

Chief Medical Officer Dr. SK Gupta said that the Health Department team is continuously making people aware about the prevention and treatment of dengue in sensitive areas. Also, the municipal corporation is being told to do fogging in the affected areas.

15 more beds in Doon Hospital:
Due to increase in the number of dengue patients, Doon Hospital has increased by 15 beds on Monday. These beds are placed in an empty room. This closed room has been cleaned and additional fans have been installed in it. In this way, there are 55 beds for dengue patients in Doon Hospital.

Trainees called from private institutions:
Doon Hospital is increasing beds for dengue victims on the instructions of the government, but the problem of paromedical and other staff is not going away. Six staff nurses who have gone on to do B.Sc and M.Sc nursing courses at Government Nursing College, Chandranagar from Doon Hospital have been recalled.

Apart from this, after requesting private institutions like Balawala, Kuanwala etc., the technicians and trainees of nursing etc. are being called to Doon Hospital for duty. Medical Superintendent Dr. KK Tamta informed that the process of having 10 staff nurses and 10 ward boys is being started for two months.

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