33 fresh dengue cases in Delhi, virus hits 330

Last Updated: Thursday, October 11, 2012 - 19:08

New Delhi: 33 fresh cases of dengue were reported in the national capital, taking the total number of those hit by the virus to 330.

Of the 33 new cases, one was reported from outside Delhi while the others were reported from South, North and East Delhi municipality areas.

Except Narela and City Zones, all the other zones in the city reported fresh cases today, as per figures from all three MCDs.

Out of the 330 cases, five cases have been reported from outside Delhi. A nine-year-old girl died due to dengue last month.

Last year, the capital saw 216 cases of dengue, including eight originating from outside, and three deaths. In 2010, there were 4,108 cases, including 24 from outside, and five deaths while the figures for 2009 were 29 dengue cases but no deaths.

In 2008, there were 550 cases and two deaths.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, October 11, 2012 - 19:08
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