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Spike in dengue cases spurs platelet demand in Indore

Amid a sharp spike in dengue cases, Indore has recorded 16 new infections on Friday, reportedly. The rising scale of vector-borne disease in the city has fueled a hike in the demand for platelet units. Besides Indore, various adjoining districts are also witnessing a scarcity of platelets. The shortage of this life-saving blood component has led to a line-up of patients at the Model Blood Bank of Maharaja Yeshwantrao Hospital (M Y Hospital).

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24 new dengue cases recorded in Indore on Wednesday raising alarms about a re-surge

Marking a hike in the dengue case tallies, 24 fresh cases were recorded in Indore on Wednesday. With these new additions, the total cumulative count of individuals affected by the vector-borne disease in Indore stands at 513 cases, as of October 6. Notably, this spike has been registered after a halt of 2 days, which raises concerns amongst the health officials and city dwellers.

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Indore witnesses a spike in dengue cases for 2 consecutive weeks; tally rises to 307

Indore is currently facing twice the troubles amid a rampant dengue rise and the fear of a forthcoming third wave of COVID-19. Reportedly, the district has been recording a surge in dengue cases for over 2 consecutive weeks now, pushing the caseload to over 300 this month. As per the health department, about 19 and 22 new cases were clocked here on Monday and Tuesday, respectively, taking the cumulative count to 307 patients.

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Indore records the sharpest daily dengue spike this year, with 21 new cases on Thursday

Amidst the pervasive spread of dengue in Madhya Pradesh, Indore has recorded the season's highest single-day fresh tally, on Thursday. Reportedly, 21 new dengue infections were detected on September 16, pushing Indore's total tally to 203 cases, as of now. This has raised concerns across the district, for the disease count is rising despite the implementation of several restrictive measures.

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