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Bengaluru Sees Spike in Dengue Cases, 178 Reported in 11 Days

However, there were no reports of any dengue casualties.

The number of dengue cases in Bengaluru has been on the rise in recent weeks. As of July 14, 2023, there have been 178 fresh dengue cases reported in just 11 days. This is a significant increase from the 50 cases reported in the previous 11 days.

The health department has attributed the rise in cases to the recent rains, which have created ideal conditions for the breeding of mosquitoes. The department has also warned residents to take precautions to avoid mosquito bites, such as using mosquito repellent, wearing long sleeves and pants, and emptying stagnant water from their premises.

More than 900 cases of dengue are confirmed in Karnataka and Bengaluru so far has reported 919 cases. There were no reports of any dengue casualties.

The health department is working to control the spread of dengue in Bengaluru. They are spraying insecticide in affected areas and conducting awareness campaigns.

Residents can help to prevent the spread of dengue by taking the following precautions:

  • Use mosquito repellent, especially during dusk and dawn.

  • Wear long sleeves and pants when outdoors.

  • Empty stagnant water from your premises.

  • Repair any holes in screens on windows and doors.

  • Keep your surroundings clean and tidy.

By taking these precautions, you can help to protect yourself and your family from dengue.


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