Punjab Chief Secretary Khizar Hayat Gondal yesterday directed all district coordination officers (DCOs) to enforce guidelines on anti-dengue spray. “Fumigation should only be carried out after permission from the district health department.”

He was addressing a meeting of DCOs through video link at DCO Jhelum Office on Saturday.

The CS said that stern action will be taken against those responsible for the incident occurred due to spray in Government Girls High School Domeli Jhelum. He said that the Punjab government took exemplary steps for dengue eradication which are being acknowledged across the world.

Earlier, the CS visited the DHQ Hospital and enquired after the health students fainted due to dengue spray .