Dengue situation still under control in City Corporation area: Mayor Atiqul

  |  Sunday, September 26th, 2021 |  7:09 am

Md. Atiqul Islam, Mayor of North City Corporation, said that the dengue situation in the DNCC area is still under control due to the sincere efforts of all.

The DNCC mayor made the remarks while inspecting the Malibagh area of ​​the capital on Saturday (September 25th) morning to implement Aedes mosquito and dengue, implementing the slogan “10 to 10 minutes every Saturday, clean our homes” and other activities including fogging and larvising.

A guideline has also been developed for supervisors and mosquito extermination staff, the mayor said. There is no alternative to social movement for wellness. Therefore, the ongoing social movement should be further accelerated by implementing the slogan “10 minutes every Saturday at ten o’clock, let’s clean our houses”.

He said that after conducting special clean-up activities in the educational institutions to ensure a “healthy environment for education”, fogging and larvising activities including clean-up are being carried out in various government, private and semi-government primary, secondary and higher education institutions on Friday and Saturday.

Md. Atiqul Islam said that in their homes or educational institutions, flower tubs, unused tires, coconut shells, various types of open packets or pots, roofs or anything else should be taken care of so that water does not accumulate for more than three days.

The DNCC mayor said the Culex mosquito challenge is coming up, so everyone has to be careful. “The mask is mine, protection is for everyone,” he said, adding that everyone should follow government guidelines and health rules, including wearing a mask properly.

In the presence of Md. Atiqul Islam, clean-up activities including fogging and larvicide were conducted at Malibagh Chowdhurypara Government Primary School. Among others, senior DNCC officials and local councilors were present at the time.