19 more test positive for dengue
New Delhi: Nineteen people have tested
positive for dengue virus raising the total number of those
hit by the mosquito-borne disease in the national capital to
"Hospitals across the city have diagnosed 19 people with
dengue fever since yesterday. With this, the total number of
people affected by it is now 776," said Dr V K Monga, chairman
of Municipal Corporation of Delhi`s public health committee.
Cases of mosquito-borne diseases are on the rise in the
"Chikungunya cases too are rising now. Last year at this
time of the year, the number of cases was 33 and it is 44 this
year till now," he said.
With more and more people testing positive for Japanese
encephalitis in the city, the Delhi government and the MCD
have already decided to collect 500 blood samples of pigs to
check presence of virus in them.
Fourteen Japanese encephalitis infection cases have been
detected in the city in two months.
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