Dengue cases reach 1580 in Delhi

The national capital on Thursday reported 68 new dengue cases, taking the total number of patients in the city to 1580.

New Delhi: The national capital on Thursday reported 68 new dengue cases, taking the total number of patients in the city to 1580.

The city has recorded over 350 dengue cases in the last five days. There were four dengue deaths in Delhi this season.

During the same period last year, the number of the vector-borne disease in the city was only 12 while it was 160 and 26 in the corresponding periods in 2008 and 2007.
South Delhi continued to be worst-affected this season recording 260 cases, followed by MCD Central Zone (225) and Civil Lines (188).

PTI

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