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2 DSCC wards marked as dengue red zone

Two wards of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) have been identified as red zones for dengue. The wards are 14 and 56.According to DSCC sources, the residents of those wards are at dire risk of dengue infection.Both wards have been declared on the criteria of receiving more than 10 dengue patients per week. A total of 11 dengue cases were reported in these wards from September 2-8.

To prevent the spread of dengue in these red zone areas, the city corporation has called for increased public participation in cleanliness activities.

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