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60pc DNCC houses potential ground for Aedes breeding

Staff Correspondent | Published: 19:08, Jul 14,2020 | Updated: 01:18, Jul 15,2020

 
 

Staff Correspondent

Some 59.65 per cent houses under Dhaka North City Corporation are potential grounds for Aedes mosquito breeding while larvae were found in 0.69 per cent houses.

The city corporation authorities disclosed the data on Tuesday after a 10-day drive in the areas under it.

The autonomous body found Aedes larvae in 898 houses and potential breeding environment in 78,130 houses after inspecting a total of 130,977 residences.

The inspectors filed 168 cases against the errant house owners and fined Tk 21, 68,010 for endangering public health, said a press release.

DNCC began the 2nd phase of combing drive against mosquito on July 4.

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