56 FIRs were filed in 24 hours for violations of the dengue SOPs
The health authorities in Delhi have registered 56 FIRs in the past 24 hours against people for violating the dengue SOPs. The SOPs include measures such as clearing stagnant water, fogging, and spraying insecticides.
The FIRs were registered under the Delhi Municipal Corporation Act and the Epidemic Diseases Act. The authorities have also issued notices to over 1,000 people for violating the SOPs.
The health authorities have stepped up their efforts to control the spread of dengue in Delhi. They have deployed teams to inspect households and businesses for stagnant water. They have also been fogging and spraying insecticides in affected areas.
So far, this year, Delhi has reported over 1,000 cases of dengue. The authorities are concerned that the number of cases could increase in the coming weeks.
The health authorities have urged people to take precautions to prevent dengue. These precautions include clearing stagnant water, using mosquito nets, and wearing long sleeves and pants.
Here are some additional tips to prevent dengue:
- Keep your surroundings clean and free of clutter.
- Repair any leaks in your home or workplace.
- Empty water containers regularly.
- Cover water tanks and drums.
- Use mosquito repellents.
- Wear long sleeves and pants when outdoors.
- Sleep under a mosquito net.
If you think you have dengue, see a doctor immediately. There is no specific treatment for dengue, but early diagnosis and treatment can help to prevent complications.