24 dengue, 5 swine flu cases in Jammu

Six women and four children were among the 24 dengue patients who have recovered fully after treatment at different hospitals.

PTI
Jammu, Publish Date: Sep 10 2017 12:49AM | Updated Date: Sep 10 2017 12:49AM
24 dengue, 5 swine flu cases in JammuFile Photo

Twenty-nine patients have tested positive for dengue and swine flu here, a senior government official said, while assuring that necessary measures have been taken to prevent the spread of the diseases. 

"While 24 patients have been tested positive for dengue, five others are being treated for swine flu," Director, Health Services, Jammu, Gurjeet Singh told PTI.

Asserting that there was no death reported either from dengue or swine flu, he said necessary measures like fumigation have been taken to prevent the spread of the diseases.

Six women and four children were among the 24 dengue patients who have recovered fully after treatment at different hospitals.

Of the dengue cases, the highest at 17 have been reported from Jammu, two from Samba and one each from border districts of Rajouri and Poonch, Doda, Udhampur and Kathua, he said.

All the five swine flu cases were reported from Jammu and the patients are under treatment and stable, he said.