‘Let’s not panic, we are doing much better than Delhi’
“Let’s not panic about dengue and <g data-gr-id="29">it’s</g> increasing trend, we are doing much better than Delhi and its alarming rise in the number of registered cases.” This was the message from a senior police official to control the chaos created by intrigued reporters about the rising cases of the deadly disease in the Millennium City.
According to a report of the World Health Organization (WHO), the victim’s platelets need to fall below 9,000 and only then he/she can be considered for treatment against dengue, he added, asking the common man to stop panicking. Going by the statistics, Delhi has definitely taken topped the chart as it has <g data-gr-id="25">more</g> number of dengue cases than Gurgaon. The Millennium City registered around 787 cases of suspected dengue out of which 228 tested positive.
In comparison to this, Delhi reported 3,791 positive cases of dengue. According to the police, there <g data-gr-id="22">hasn’t</g> been any deaths in Gurgaon due to dengue but according to reports, there have been five deaths till date.
“There have been so many deaths but not all can be held accountable to dengue. The rapid tests done at hospitals are not 100 per cent reliable, so we can’t rely on them for 100 per cent results”, said the Chief Medical Officer, Dr Pushpa Bishnoi.
According to the information received, 17 official and 23 unofficial deaths have been reported in Delhi’s hospitals. The sudden weather change can also be a possible catalyst to the outbreak.