Influenza impact: Fever camps increased in Chennai

Flu symptoms have been detected in 1,798 people.
A fever camp in Kolathur
A fever camp in KolathurJustin

CHENNAI: With spiralling cases of Influenza in Chennai, the Greater Chennai Corporation has increased the number of camps set up in a city.

In order to tackle the rising cases, the Tamil Nadu government had set up 1,000 medical camps of which Chennai has 100. As the city has been witnessing a surge in cases, the number of camps would be increased.

In the camps set up, 6,860 people are being tested and 1,798 people have been showing symptoms. Every camp has doctors, nurses and people showing symptoms would immediately be transferred to a hospital nearby.

The Corporation has advised people to get tested for Covid as well if symptoms persists as the flu carries a semblance of H1N1 and Covid-19.

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