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Mauritius: 41 cases of dengue reported, the fight on the ground intensifies




Photo journal Le Défi Quotidien
Photo journal Le Défi Quotidien
41 indigenous cases of dengue fever have been registered in Mauritius since mid-March, according to the Ministry of health of Mauritius.
 
The vast majority of cases have been identified in the area of Triolet, in the northeast of the island.
 
Protocols of emergency in hospitals and clinics of the island for fever patients have engaged since the middle of last week.
 
Rapid tests are also carried out in hospitals if suspected cases are presented.
 
The Mauritian authorities continue to take all necessary measures to manage the health risks, with on the ground among other insecticides on risk areas and research application active breeding sites of Triolet, Morcellement Saint-André, Balaclava, Trou-aux-Biches and Pointe-aux-Piments.
 
The gardens of over 37,000 houses, and thousands of wildlands have been treated.
 
Measures were also deployed in Port-Louis, Plaine-Verte, Vallée-Pitot, Vallée-des-Prêtres, Cité-La-Cure, Camp-Yoloff, Tranquebar and Sainte-Croix.
 
Many elements of the Mauritius police belonging to the Special Mobile Force (SMF) are thus mobilised on the ground, as reported by the Le Défi Quotidien newspaper.



Fabrice François


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