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1,076 new dengue cases in Delhi: Report

As many as 1,076 new dengue cases have been reported in the last five days in Delhi, taking the total figure to 13,607, municipal authorities said on Friday.

According to a new report, areas under North Delhi Municipal Corporation recorded the highest 
number of 4,833 dengue cases.

“South Delhi witnessed 3,928 cases while areas under East Delhi MC recorded a low 2,552 cases,” said the report from the three municipal corporations of Delhi.

Also, the number of people suffering from dengue in areas adjoining Delhi - Ghaziabad and Faridabad - stood at 2,567.

The national Capital witnessed the highest number of dengue cases since 1996 at 10,683 till October.
The report said that till October 17, the number of houses found positive for mosquito breeding stood at 2,22,732.

However the massive spread of the disease has reduced to some extent which is evident from the dip in the number of cases in the national Capital. The numbers are bound to go down further.
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