Jalandhar: As part of its drive against vector-borne diseases in the city, the anti-larva cell of the health department detected 21 dengue larva cases in various areas of the city on Monday.
Separate teams of anti-larva cell led by Amit Kumar, Pawan Kumar, Pardeep Kumar, Amanpreet , Sher Singh, Harpreet Pal, Vinod Kumar, Rajwinder Singh, Gurwinder Singh, Shakti Gopal, Sukhjinder singh, Rupinder Singh, Sarbjeet Singh, Raj Kumar and others conducted the inspection in Sofi Pind, Tagore Nagar, Dakoha Ganesh Nagar, Makhdoompura, Deen Diyal Upadhaya Nagar, Ajit Nagar Kishanpura, Ditt Nagar, Dhan Mohalla, Krishna Nagar, Adarsh Nagar, Gandhi Vanita Ashram, Jawahar Nagar Basti Guzan, DC House and Bhargo Camp .
The teams visited 502 houses covered the population of 2122 and checked 112 desert coolers and 515 waste containers.
The members of teams told the residents that the desert coolers, containers could act as a breeding ground for the mosquitoes to spread diseases like dengue, malaria, and others. They said that the drive was aimed at identifying vulnerable places for producing the larva of mosquitoes.
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