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Two Zika Virus Cases Reports In Uttar Pradesh’s Capital

After Kanpur and Kannauj two cases of Zika virus were reported in Lucknow, confirmed by Dr. Ved Vrat Singh, Director General Medical & Health, Govt of Uttar Pradesh on Thursday.

Earlier, three more Zika virus-positive cases were reported in Kanpur on Wednesday.

Active Zika cases in Kanpur stood at 91.

A total of 17 people have recovered and tested negative for the virus, according to updates from the health department.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had held a meeting with officials of the Health Department in Kanpur to review the Zika virus situation in the city, as per government sources.

Caused by a virus transmitted primarily by the Aedes mosquito, which bites during the day, symptoms of this disease include mild fever, rashes, conjunctivitis, muscle and joint pain, malaise, or a headache.

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