With the rain there is increase malaria cases over the last week in Ahmedabad. According to the weekly bulletin issued by the health department of the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC), stated that there have been 1,449 cases of malaria until the 25 in just this month.
Last week, Ahmedabad city reported a big number of 574 cases. The weekly report also states rise in falciparum cases. In the last week, 69 fresh cases of falciparum were reported.
Among waterborne diseases, 665 cases of gastroenteritis, 434 cases of jaundice, 435 cases of typhoid and 31 cases of cholera were reported. The civic body is taking water samples from pockets where the most number of cases have been found.
A total of 43 cases of dengue were reported while three fresh cases of chikungunya were reported. Up until August 25, 243 cases of falciparum, 95 cases of dengue and six cases of chikungunya were reported.