By SK.Vyas :
Jalandhar, December 4,2019 : – As part of its drive against vector-borne diseases in the city, the anti-larva cell of the health department detected seven dengue larva cases in various areas of the city on Wednesday.
The various teams of anti-larva cell led by Mr Rajwinder Singh, Mr Vijay Kumar, Mr Sukhjinder Singh, Mr Rajan Kumar, Mr Amanpreet, Mr Sher Singh, Mr Shakti Gopal, Mr Pawan Kumar and Mr Pradeep Kumar and others carried out the inspections in Ajit Nagar, Ekta Nagar, Basti Peer Daad, Tobri Mohalla, Gurbachan Nagar, Hargobind Nagar, Jinda road and Joginder Nagar.
The teams visited 419 houses covered the population of 1884 and checked 66 desert coolers and 476 waste containers.
The members of teams told the residents that the desert coolers, containers could act as a breeding ground for the mosquitoes to spread diseases like dengue, malaria, and others. They said that the drive was aimed at identifying vulnerable places for producing the larva of mosquitoes.