Tamil Nadu Reports Zero Nipah Virus Cases


Tamil Nadu’s Health Minister, Ma Subramanian, confirmed the absence of any Nipah virus cases within the state.

Addressing reporters at a press conference here, the Minister said the health department has stepped up vigil at all the six checkposts in the areas bordering Kerala. Subramanian also said that the state registered three dengue deaths since January this year.

State of Dengue Cases in Tamil Nadu

The number of people infected with dengue stood at 4,048, he added. The minister however, cautioned the people to remain vigilant for the next three months as the spread of dengue and malaria are common during the monsoon season.

The state health department is conducting a district-level awareness campaign on dengue and has directed the medical officers to conduct awareness programmes at Primary Health Centres.

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