Several senior officers of the Uttar Pradesh authorities on Saturday visited the state-run medical faculty right here and interacted with sufferers of dengue and viral fever. The go to comes after the demise toll because of dengue and viral fever within the district mounted to 50 on Friday.
The officers, together with Principal Secretary (Medical Education) Alok Kumar, additionally went to Salai main well being heart after which to Abbas Nagar, one of many affected areas.
Kumar later obtained 8-year-old Hashmi and 11-year-old Zeenat from Abbas Nagar admitted to the medical faculty right here. Nodal officer Sudhir Kumar Bobde additionally visited the medical faculty and different affected areas.
Known for bangles and glassworks, Firozabad is round 50 km from Agra and 320 km from the capital metropolis of Lucknow.
District Magistrate Chandra Vijay Singh instructed officers of the municipal company and well being division to make sure that stagnant water, particularly in coolers, is drained out. Instructions had been additionally issued to empty water from pots and plastic utensils.
Three fatalities had been reported in Firozabad on Friday because the influx of sufferers continued in hospitals of the district within the grip of the epidemic.
Considering the gravity of the issue, a six-member crew of the Union well being ministry had arrived right here to look into all features of the illness, Additional Director (Health), Agra division A Okay Singh stated on Friday.
Some related instances have additionally been present in neighboring Mathura, Agra, and Mainpuri, officers added.
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