"19 new patients tested positive for dengue fever. A
total of 140 people have tested positive for dengue this
season," MCD Municipal Health Officer N K Yadav said.
Yadav said that the dengue cases reported at this time of
the year was more in comparison to the corresponding period
"Rains, Commonwealth Games and increased surveillance is
the result of the increased number of cases being reported
this year," Yadav said.
Municipal authorities have issued challans to many
residents and organisations for breeding of mosquitoes in
New Delhi: Dengue cases in the city climbed
to 140 today after 19 more people tested positive for the
First Published: Tuesday, August 10, 2010, 21:17