In the wake of the increasing dengue cases in Mohali, the deputy commissioner has directed the health authorities to start fogging in the affected areas.
The DC has also directed the sarpanches and the councillors to ensure that all preventive measures are being taken in the areas.
According to the information, 226 cases of dengue have been reported so far from the district and Mohali block has the highest number of 97 cases, followed by Derabassi and Kharar blocks.
The health authorities have started fogging in sensitive areas and also made arrangements for the patients at the civil hospital in Phase VI.
District epidemiologist Avtar Singh said they have sent teams to spread awareness among the people. He added that the people are told not to let water store in coolers, which is one of the main breeding places for the mosquitoes.