36 more dengue cases in Delhi

New Delhi: Another 36 people in the national capital were today detected with dengue taking the total number of people affected by the mosquito-borne disease this season to 1,904.

While 35 new cases were reported from East, South and North Delhi Corporation areas, one was from New Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC).

So far, four persons have died here due to dengue.

South Delhi Municipal Corporation reported the maximum number of 738 cases, while 617 cases were detected from the North Delhi Municipal Corporation area and 489 from East Delhi Municipal Corporation.

Other cases were reported from NDMC and Delhi cantonment areas.

Last year, 976 cases were reported and five deaths took place while in 2010, a total of 5,994 dengue cases and eight deaths were recorded in the capital.


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