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MP govt is set to launch a campaign to curb the spread of dengue. (PTI file photo)
The CM also asked people to clear water within seven days to ensure dengue causing larvae don't thrive in it or in the vicinity.
- PTI Bhopal
- Last Updated:September 13, 2021, 17:17 IST
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The Madhya Pradesh government will launch an anti-dengue campaign from Wednesday after Jabalpur district reported 150 fresh cases of the mosquito-borne infection and one death from it in the last 24 hours, taking the overall tally of patients in the state to 2,570 since January 1 this year, an official said. A government release issued on Monday said Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has asked people to cooperate with efforts under the ‘Dengue Se Jung Janta Ke Sang’ campaign to curb the spread of the disease.
The CM also asked people to clear water within seven days to ensure dengue causing larvae don’t thrive in it or in the vicinity. The release said a 30-minute slot from 10 am to 10:30 am on September 15 will be kept aside for the anti-dengue campaign.