More than 18 people have died as of now due to suspicious fever in Uttar Pradesh’s Kanpur. In Karsauli village, situation is grim as six people died of the same illness.
By Yashika Goel/The Newster
More than 18 people have died as of now due to suspicious fever in Uttar Pradesh’s Kanpur. In Karsauli village, situation is grim as six people died of the same illness. In last 48 hours, four deaths have been reported. Following the DM’s direction, the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) and his team visited the village and had the medicine sprayed to kill the mosquito larvae.
Curfew-like Situation in Kursauli village
In Kursauli, there has been a curfew-like situation as a result of the constant deaths. Many people have been compelled to remain confined in their houses, while others have begun to leave their homes and relocate. According to the inhabitants, there was no such silence in this village even throughout Corona time, as reported by Dainik Bhaskar.
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There are no facilities in the Community Health Center (CHC), no blood tests are performed, and the health facilities in the Kursauli village CHC are inadequate. Locals believe that if there had been better facilities, the deaths could have been averted. The government health center here also lacks a blood test laboratory. Blood samples are sent to the medical college. In this case, the report will take 3-4 days to arrive. By that time, the patient’s condition gets deteriorated.
Dengue fever has been proven in the locals
In Kursauli village, at least 200 individuals are sick with fever. More than 28 of these persons have been diagnosed with dengue fever. On the DM’s orders, a medical tent has been set up in the village as the situation is deteriorating.
Lot of patients are also visiting private doctors. Even on Sundays, the clinics are opened as the number of patients are increasing. Dr. SK Awasthi, a general physician who runs a clinic in Indiranagar, believes that the unexpected inflow of patients suggests a larger problem.