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National Dengue Prevention Day 2022: Know why it is celebrated, importance of this day

National Dengue Prevention Day is an initiative by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to spread awareness about the mosquito-borne disease and its prevention methods.

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National Dengue Prevention Day 2022

Dengue is an epidemic in India. Every year, May 16 is observed as National Dengue Prevention Day, with an aim to create awareness about dengue.

Dengue fever is also often called break-bone fever, dandy fever, and acute infectious mosquito-borne fever. The infection is spread by mosquitoes, which can cause serious flu-like illnesses. It is caused by four different viruses and is spread by Aedes mosquitoes. These mosquitoes also spread yellow fever, the Zika virus, and Chikungunya.

National Dengue Day 2022: Date

National Dengue Day is celebrated every year on May 16 in India. India commemorates Dengue Day to raise awareness about the vector-borne disease and its prevention strategies. Despite advances in the medical and scientific fields, dengue fever continues to be a global and regional threat that places a public health burden on all communities.

National Dengue Day 2022: Importance

It is necessary that each person comprehend the disease’s implications and the precautions they should take to avoid being infected. Each citizen of the community should help each other and play an important role to help avoid dengue fever.

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Why National Dengue Prevention Day is celebrated?

National Dengue Prevention Day is an initiative by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to spread awareness about the mosquito-borne disease and its prevention methods. Dengue fever remains a worldwide and regional threat, despite advances in medicine and science, this places a significant public health burden on all communities.

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India logs 17,336 Covid-19 cases in a single day, highest in over 100 days, with 13 fatalities

The ministry said the Covid-19 daily positivity rate in India was recorded at 4.32 percent, while the weekly positivity rate stood at 3.07 percent.

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ndia witnessed a rise of 4,294 cases in the span of 24 hours.

India reported 17,336 Covid-19 cases and 13 deaths in the last 24 hours. According to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Affairs, the country recorded the highest single-day cases in over 100 days. The ministry said the daily positivity rate in India was recorded at 4.32 percent, while the weekly positivity rate stood at 3.07 percent.

India witnessed a rise of 4,294 cases in the span of 24 hours, taking the total number of active cases to 88,284. Active cases make up 0.20 percent of all infections. The Health Ministry reported that the nationwide Covid-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.59 percent. The total number of infections in the country has risen to 4,33,62,294.

The number of people who recovered from the infection in the last 24 hours was recorded at 13,029, taking the total recoveries to 4,27,49,056. India saw a 30 percent jump in Covid-19 cases from the previous day.

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Maharashtra reported 60 percent of all infections. The state logged 5,218 new cases, which is the highest single-day spike in cases since February 11. Delhi reported 1,934 cases, the highest since February 4.

Along with Maharashtra, the other top 4 states that reported the highest number of cases today include Kerala (3,890), followed by Delhi (1,934), Tamil Nadu (1,063), and Haryana (872).

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya yesterday issued instructions for officials to continue emphasizing surveillance and whole-genome sequencing to seek for any potential mutations in light of the increased number of cases.

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India records 12,781 cases in a day, active tally crosses 75k mark; Delhi’s positivity rate reaches 8.41 percent

The top five states that have registered the maximum Covid-19 cases are Maharashtra, followed by Kerala, Delhi, Tamil Nadu, and Karnataka.

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India witnessed an increase of 4,226 Covid-19 cases in the span of 24 hours.

The coronavirus cases in the country are rising rapidly. India on Monday reported 12,781 new Covid-19 cases and 18 new fatalities in a single day. According to the health ministry, the daily positivity rate in the country reached 4.32 percent, and the weekly positivity rate at 2.62 percent. The health bulletin stated that the active Covid-19 cases in the country stand at 76,700.

India witnessed an increase of 4,226 Covid-19 cases in the span of 24 hours. The national recovery rate was recorded at 98.61 percent.

The top five states that have registered the maximum cases are Maharashtra (4,004 cases), followed by Kerala (3,376), Delhi (1,530), Tamil Nadu (692), and Karnataka (623).

What’s more concerning is the rising Covid-19 cases in the capital. Delhi logged 1,530 Covid-19 cases and three deaths in the last 24 hours. According to the health department, the positivity rate in the country rose to 8.41 percent. The number of active Covid-19 cases in Delhi increased to 5,542 from 5,119 on Saturday. On Friday, the capital recorded 2,722 Covid-19 cases, which is the highest in 4 months.

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According to experts, there has been a significant increase in infection cases in the last few days, indicating that the outbreak is imminent. The recovery rate of all cases is more than 98 percent, which is the only positive sign of the Covid-19 4th Wave.

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Another big jump in Covid-19 cases, India reports 8,329 fresh cases and 10 fatalities in last 24 hours

According to the Health Ministry, India witnessed an increase of 4,103 Covid-19 cases since yesterday, taking the active caseload to 40,370.

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Kerala and Maharashtra top the chart of highest Covid-19 cases in India.

India reported 8,329 Covid-19 cases in a span of 24 hours, which is the highest surge in daily cases in over three months. According to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the country has witnessed an increase of 4,103 cases since yesterday, taking the active caseload to 40,370.

The country also logged 10 new fatalities on Saturday, taking the death toll to 5,24,747. The Health Ministry stated that the daily positivity rate in the country was recorded at 2.26 percent on Friday, while the weekly positivity rate was observed at 1.50 percent.

Kerala and Maharashtra top the chart of the highest Covid-19 cases in India.

Maharashtra recorded 3,081 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the highest in nearly four months. Meanwhile, Mumbai itself reported 1,956 new Covid-19 infections. In the first ten days of June, Mumbai reported nearly twice as many cases as it had in the entire month of May.

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Delhi reported 655 new Covid-19 cases and two deaths on Friday. According to the Health Ministry, the positivity rate in the capital stood at 3.11 percent. The number of daily cases has surpassed 600 for the second day in a row, with a positive rate of over 3 percent reported.

Kerala saw a dramatic increase in Covid cases on Friday, with the total number of cases reaching 2,813 in just 24 hours. They accounted for 66 percent of new infections in the country, along with Maharashtra.

Amid the rise in Covid-19 cases, the Karnataka government has made it mandatory for the public to wear masks with immediate effect. The state health minister issued a mandatory order of wearing masks in all public places, buses, private vehicles travelers, malls, hotels, restaurants, pubs, offices, and educational institutions.

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