29 cases of Zika virus in Jaipur, confirms government
Jaipur, 10 October : A total of 29 positive cases of Zika virus, including three pregnant women, have been detected in Jaipur, said Additional Chief Secretary (Health) Veenu Gupta on Tuesday.
Addressing a press conference here, she said: “To date, a total of 29 cases of Zika virus have been confirmed in Jaipur. All these cases come from one location of the city — Shastri Nagar. Around 170 teams of medical and health department are engaged in the combing operation in the area. Special teams have been formed to cross-verify the positive cases. Around 26,000 houses have been surveyed.”