Five- mem­ber Cen­tral team to ar­rive to­day to ac­cess sever­ity

The New Indian Express - - TAMIL NADU -

Mean­while, the Cen­tral govern­ment is send­ing a five-mem­ber team to Tamil Nadu to ac­cess the sever­ity of dengue in Tamil Nadu. The team will reach Chen­nai on Fri­day. A se­nior health of­fi­cial told Ex­press that Ashutosh Viswas, pro­fes­sor of medicine, AIIMS, Kal­pana Baruah and Kaushal Ku­mar from Na­tional Vec­torBorne Dis­ease Con­trol Pro­gramme and Vi­jay Garg and Swati Dub­lish, co-or­di­na­tors, are in the team. Till Oc­to­ber 9, there were 40 dengue deaths. A to­tal of 11,744 dengue cases have been recorded in Tamil Nadu, a re­port sub­mit­ted by the Pub­lic Health Depart­ment to the Chief Min­is­ter on Wed­nes­day showed.

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