Puri Collector initiates steps to contain spread of dengue


After detection of 44 new cases of dengue fever in the district, Puri Collector Samarth Verma held a meeting with Health department on Wednesday, to initiate steps to contain its spread further.

He directed the municipal health officer to clean the drains, prevent waterlogging besides disinfecting stagnant water bodies and use anti-mosquito sprays to destroy the larvae.