Mangaluru, May 15, 2016: Reports confirm that at least, 450 persons reported for screening dengue and at least 75 persons tested positive for it in Udupi district from January to April this year even before rain was seen.
District Health and Family Welfare Officer, told media on may 14, Saturday that the department had undertaken awareness campaigns in the areas where the dengue had been reported and where there were chances of dengue occurring.
Departmental personnel had done fogging activities in 600 places. In the month of April alone, as many as 113 were screened for dengue and 19 had tested positive for it. All these persons had been given treatment.