Chief Minister, Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday mentioned that the reporting of Zika viral an infection in the State was was not completely sudden, given the excessive density of Aedes species of mosquitoes throughout the State.
While the State had launched State-wide management measures, folks ought to see to it that their properties weren’t the breeding floor for Aedes. Source discount actions are additionally vital. Vector management models below the Health Department could be strengthened.
Meanwhile, yet another case of Zika an infection has been confirmed in the State, taking the variety of lab-confirmed instances in the State to fifteen.
The pattern belonged to the second lot of 27 samples that had been collected from Nanthencode in Thiruvananthapuram Corporation and despatched for testing to the NIV unit at Alappuzha.
Another 17 samples despatched to NIV in the primary lot has examined unfavourable for Zika, the workplace of the Health Minister mentioned.