Jammu, September 29: Out of 167 samples tested from different parts of Jammu, 19 have tested positive. The health department has claimed that the number is not alarming. The department has also appealed to the general public to not create any panic as the situation is under control.
According to latest data, in the last three days, two more cases have been detected positive which has taken the total count of patients to 19.
Also, according to Dr Pathania, the department has completed first round of fumigation in the city with the second round scheduled to begin on Tuesday. This process will continue till the risk of the disease prevails.
The health department has also released anti-larva fish in still water bodies, like ponds which will prevent the mosquito spread in urban and rural areas as well.