A release from the civic body said that the Corporation had initiated all possible measures to prevent the spread of dengue.

The Coimbatore Corporation was fully geared up to control the spread of dengue, said Mayor S.M. Velusamy at a review meeting held at the Corporation on Saturday.

A release from the civic body said that the Corporation had initiated all possible measures to prevent the spread of dengue. The Corporation staff were engaged in the process of spreading awareness and identifying new cases, if any.

The civic body’s health establishments as well as the Coimbatore Medical College Hospital had enough stock of tamiflu to be administered to the affected as well as those who had come into contact with the affected.

Mr. Velusamy said that the Corporation had already conducted ward-wise awareness camps to educate the public on the measures to be taken to prevent the spread of the disease and also deployed additional workforce to destroy mosquito breeding places.

He also spoke about the preventive measures medical as well as paramedical staff needed to take to avoid getting infected when they treated or attended to the affected. Senior Corporation officials were also present at the review meeting.

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