Viral fever cases in the North Indian state of Uttar Pradesh are surging at a rapid pace.
Over 12,000 people in Uttar Pradesh’s Firozabad district are currently suffering from viral fever.
Moreover, as many as four new deaths due to viral fever have been reported from the district in the last 24 hours.
With the new deaths, the death toll in Uttar Pradesh’s Firozabad has risen to 114 that includes 88 children.
The deaths have continued despite widespread fogging and door-to-door surveys to drain out stagnant water and to check the spread of vector-borne diseases.
The Uttar Pradesh health department has informed that there are 64 active camps in Firozabad that are treating at least 4800 people.
A total of 578 cases of dengue have also been confirmed in Firozabad so far.
A few cases of malaria, scrub typhus – a bacterial illness spread by larval mites, leptospirosis, another bacterial disease spread through the urine of infected animals, have also been reported.
Diarrhoea has also emerged as a threat for children.