The meeting of the officials chaired by state health minister Lal Thanzara decided while no infection have been detected in the country till date, there was no room for complacency as the world has become a global village.

Increase in malaria cases during this year was also discussed in the meeting in which officials said 6,297 persons suffering from malaria were found from January till June this year, while the number of detection was 3,578 during the same period last year.

Efforts being taken to reduce Infant Mortality Rate, especially in the southern districts, were also discussed in the meeting.

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