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Dengue toll rises to 148 in Lucknow

54 new patients have been tested positive taking the total number of patients to 1800

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Publish Date: Oct 1 2016 1:33PM | Updated Date: Oct 1 2016 1:33PM

Dengue toll rises to 148 in Lucknow
Vector borne disease Dengue has once again started to shake the nation and now the epicenter is Uttar Pradesh’s state capital Lucknow. 
 
The toll has risen to 148 with seven more people losing their lives to the disease. 
 
Besides, 54 new patients have been tested positive taking the total number of patients to 1800. 

Officials informed IANS that fogging and spraying of anti-larva medicines was on at many localities.
 
A health department official in his statement said that they that the weather turns quickly reducing the temperatures and putting an end to dengue and other vector-borne diseases. 
 
The Chief Minister's office along with the Chief Secretary Rahul Bhatnagar are said to be personally monitoring the situation.