Health Minister Raghu Sharma has also directed chief medical and health officers to set up rapid action force for door-to-door screening in the flu affected areas, a spokesperson of the department said.
The death toll in Mumbai from H1N1 virus has reached 10 since January 2017. According to a statement by BMC, a total of 285 confirmed cases of the disease have been recorded in the city. Here is everything you need to know about H1N1 virus
The early onset of the monsoon has been accompanied by a rush of illnesses. On June 2 alone, 11,013 cases of fever were reported; on June 20, this number was 20,300. On June 2, 134 confirmed dengue cases were reported; on June 20, there were 933.