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Dengue Cases Surge in Jammu Region, Jammu and Kashmir Records 113 Cases


Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir — The Jammu region has been grappling with a surge in dengue cases, with a total of 13 new cases detected following the testing of 112 individuals at the Government Medical College (GMC) hospital in Jammu and SMGS Hospital. Among the fresh cases, there was one male child, six men, and six women, according to an official statement.

The cumulative count of dengue cases in the Jammu district has risen to 83, with 12 of those being newly identified cases. An additional case was reported in the Samba district. This brings the total number of dengue cases in the entire Jammu and Kashmir region to 113.

As the outbreak continues, the Jammu district has reported the highest number of cases, followed by Kathua district with 10 cases and Samba district with five cases. Udhampur district has reported four cases, while Reasi district has confirmed three cases. Poonch district has recorded two cases, and one case has been linked to an individual from outside Jammu and Kashmir.

While the Jammu region bears the brunt of the outbreak, the situation is not isolated solely to this area. Four dengue cases have also been documented in the Kashmir region, to the overall concern.

Authorities are working diligently to manage and control the spread of dengue, urging residents to take precautions to prevent mosquito bites and eliminate breeding grounds for mosquitoes.

As the health authorities continue their efforts to curb the outbreak, stay tuned for further updates on the evolving situation.



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