As of Wednesday, 353 individuals had been being dealt with for H1N1 influenza throughout the State, well being minister Ma. Subramanian educated the media, after inaugurating a fever camp in Kolappancheri in Poonamallee meeting constituency that falls underneath Tiruvallur district.
“particular camps is inclined to be held in any avenue or village with greater than three infections. a full of 1,000 camps, collectively with one hundred in Chennai and 900 inside the the rest of the districts, had been launched. In Tiruvallur district 168 camps are being performed,” he mentioned.
Flu is seasonal and there is not any should panic, he mentioned urging mom and father to not ship youngsters with chilly, fever to highschool. they should be remoted for three-4 days at residence and put on masks to hold away from spreading the an infection, he mentioned.
As many as 294 individuals, collectively with fifty three youngsters aged beneath 5, are presently underneath remedy. whereas 9 are being dealt with in authorities hospitals the relaxation are admitted in private institutions, he added. As many as fifty one inside the 5 to sixteen years age group; 167 inside the 15 to sixty five years; and seventy two senior residents are underneath remedy.
Since January 5,064 individuals had been examined of which 1,267 have examined optimistic for the an infection. they’ve since recovered, he mentioned.
He was accompanied by well being secretary P. Senthilkumar, district collector Alby John, Poonamallee MLA A. Krishnasamy, aside from senior district officers.