Dimapur registered 140 dengue positive cases

Dimapur registered 140 dengue positive cases

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Kohima, Sep 7: The District Vector Borne Officer of Dimapur Dr. Imtiwabang Aier has informed that a total of 835 dengue cases, out of which 140 has been tested positive, as of September 1 this year in Dimapur.

Speaking at the Dengue awareness programme for schools in Dimapur organized by the Christian Institute of Health Science & Research (CIHSR), Dimapur at its School of Nursing premises on Thursday, Dr. Aier said that unlike last year, when dengue cases started reporting in from August, the first dengue case reported in 2018 was on July 21 from Chumoukedima area, near Dimapur, which accounts for most of the positive cases.

In Dimapur municipal area, the first case was reported on August 10 this year. (UNI)