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29 tested positive for Zika virus in Jaipur colony: official

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

As many as 29 persons, including three pregnant women, have been tested positive for in Shastri Nagar locality of so far, an said Tuesday.

(Health) told reporters that 29 persons have been tested positive for in the city and efforts are on to contain the spread of the virus.

She said several Department teams conducted household surveys in Shastri Nagar area, where fogging was done besides taking up other measures for the vector control.

The said blood samples of 450 people, including 168 pregnant women were taken for examining the presence of and 29 of them were tested positive.

She also said the Centre's Vector Borne Disease Control Programme team was presently in to monitor the situation.

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First Published: Tue, October 09 2018. 15:10 IST
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