Police in Bandung Jump into Fogging Anticipating Dengue Fever

Currently, cases of dengue fever in the city of Bandung are increasing.

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BANDUNG — Bandung Polrestabes and all police stations carry out fogging in the work area and the surrounding environment to anticipate disease Dengue fever Dengue (DHF), Saturday (22/1/2022). Currently dengue cases in the city of Bandung is experiencing an increase.

The Bandung Police Chief, Kombes Pol. Aswin Sipayung, said that the number of cases of dengue fever was starting to increase. Therefore, his party together with all the police do fogging to prevent the disease. “Recently (DHF) has increased, we are fogging simultaneously at 28 Polsekta at the Bandung Polrestabes,” he said, Saturday (22/1/2022).

He said that currently fogging is being carried out at the police station and the neighborhood around the police station. Some of them have implemented fogging namely Polsek Bandung Wetan, Polsek Regol and Polsek Cicendo.

Aswin revealed fogging carried out periodically and preferably in public service offices, markets, sub-districts, urban villages and Koramil. He hopes fogging can prevent dengue cases from increasing in the community.

He appealed to the public not to forget to drain, cover and bury items that have the potential to become breeding grounds for mosquitoes. This is a step to prevent the spread of dengue fever. “Fogging is not only today but periodically,” he said.

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