With rising dengue cases getting out of hand, the state government has for now removed CMHO Subhash Pandey and replaced him with Gambhir Singh Thakur.>
It need be mentioned that dengue cases had claimed nine lives in Durg district alone after which the administration swung into action.
It was taken as an emergency situation for the Durg district and the Chief Secretary Ajay Singh had to convene a meeting of the officials there.
It is not yet known how many more might be afflicted of the menacing ailment that dengue is.
It is also said that most of the cases are from the Khursipar area of the district.
But the local administration sources have speculated that as many as 57 dengue cases are being monitored in Durg district hospital. >