Dehradun, 25 October: The dengue situation is very severe in the state this time as compared to previous years, the health minister said. The worst hit state is Haridwar district. Three people have died of dengue in the state so far and all of them are from Hardwar.
State health minister Surendra Singh Negi finally accepted that dengue has badly hit the state  and called the situation more severe in comparison to yesteryears. Mr Negi said of the total 550 dengue cases reported in the state, 401 alone are from Haridwar with  three casualities. About 900 dengue cases have been reported in Haridwar.     sns