20098 dog bite cases registered in Valley in 2017: Govt

20098 dog bite cases registered in Valley in 2017: Govt
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Riyaz ul Khaliq
Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday said that a total of 20098 dog bite cases were registered in Kashmir valley in 2017.
In a written reply to National Conference legislator from Khanyar, the government said that from January 2017 to November 2017, the health facilities from across valley registered a total of 20098 dog bite cases.
In Srinagar’s SMHS Hospital, the government told the Legislative Assembly that the hospital’s Anti-Rabies Clinic recorded a massive 6825 dog bite cases.
“The most of dog bite cases were received from Srinagar – 5060,” the government informed.
Likewise, the government details showed that Baramulla recorded 3220 such cases followed by Budgam where 2762 cases of dog bites were recorded. Anantnag received 2492 such cases, it added.

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