The demise toll resulting from viral fever and dengue outbreak on this western Uttar Pradesh district climbed to 51 on Saturday as an 11-year-old woman succumbed to the illness, whilst central and state officers reviewed the scenario. Uttar Pradesh authorities officers, together with Principal Secretary (Medical Training) Alok Kumar, visited the federal government medical school right here in addition to some affected areas and inquired concerning the situation of sufferers.
An 11 year-old-girl died throughout therapy late within the night, performing CMS of the faculty Alok Kumar Sharma mentioned.
As many as 179 new sufferers had been admitted to completely different wards in addition to the brand new ward which grew to become operational on Saturday, whereas 54 had been discharged following restoration.
Until now, a complete of 433 sufferers have been admitted to the medical school hospital, Sharma mentioned.
Recognized for bangles and glasswork, Firozabad is round 50 km from Agra and 320 km from state capital Lucknow.
The district has been battling an outbreak of dengue and lethal viral fever for the previous two weeks, with a lot of the victims being kids.
Some comparable circumstances have additionally been present in neighbouring Mathura, Agra and Mainpuri, in accordance with officers.
In the meantime, district authorities have launched a drive to examine mosquito breeding.
District Justice of the Peace Chandra Vijay Singh issued directions to officers of the municipal company and the well being division to empty out stagnant water.
Appearing on the order, the municipal company workers started a door-to-door survey on Saturday to examine for mosquitoes breeding.
Principal Secretary (Medical Training) Alok Kumar additionally went to Salai main well being centre after which visited Abbas Nagar – one of many affected areas — from the place he received eight-year-old Hashmi and 11-year-old Zeenat admitted to the medical school.
Nodal officer Sudhir Kumar Bobde additionally visited the medical school and the opposite affected areas.
A six-member staff of the Union well being ministry, which was despatched right here, held a collection of conferences to overview the scenario and counsel remedial measures.