Thiruvananthapuram

fever roundup

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM

As part of the ongoing drive against fever and infectious diseases health workers visited 16736 houses on Wednesday. Health workers fanned out at Malayinkeezhu, Peringamala, Vilappil, Vellayani, Kalliyoor, Neyyattinkara, Nagaroor, Pulimath, Karavaram, Poovar, Menamkulam and Puthenthope visiting 75 commercial and residential buildings and initiated vector control measures. As many as 15781 spots were identified and vector sources and 15522, destroyed. As many as 1535 persons took part in awareness classes held on Wednesday. As part of the anti-dengue drive 486 ponds were chlorinated. Spraying was done in 48 locations were the larva of mosquitos were found. Guppy fish was deposited in 38 locations.

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