Bhopal: After Corona, Madhya Pradesh is now witnessing a steady dengue menace. Dengue cases are increasing day by day. According to reports, 13707 cases have been reported so far this year. On the other hand, the government has been consistently claiming control of it on its part, but the figures are increasing rapidly in cities like Gwalior and Bhopal. According to data for the last six years, this year, 2021 has reported the highest number of cases.
According to official records, only five deaths due to dengue have been reported so far this year, though the figure is far from the real situation, according to a report by a well-known website. In fact, the reason behind the death of 25 people in the state so far has been attributed to dengue or associated symptoms. More than 2200 cases are said to have been reported in Gwalior so far, while 7 people have died. According to data for the last six years, this year, 2021 has reported the highest number of cases.
There have been 13,500 cases so far in 2021. While 806 cases were reported in 2020, 4189 cases in 2019, 4508 in 2018, 2666 cases were reported in 2017. While 3150 dengue cases were registered in 2016 and in 2015 the figure was 2108. At present, 300 to 400 dengue tests are being conducted every day in the state. Officials say there is no shortage of medicines. A total of more than 14,000 tests have been conducted so far, the highest ever. Dengue is also being wreaked havoc in other states. Madhya Pradesh was ranked third in the country in September and October in dengue cases. Uttar Pradesh continues to be number one, but deaths here are less than in Madhya Pradesh.