75 dengue cases and 131 malaria cases reported in Delhi- Report

Kejriwal said that he, along with his ministers and government officials, will help in preventing mosquito bites. This year at least 21 cases of chikungunya have been reported.

A total of 75 cases of dengue have been reported in the national capital this year, out of which 35 came in August. This information is given in the latest report of the Municipal Corporation. The report said that till August 24, there have been at least 131 cases of malaria.


Meanwhile, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday announced a special campaign to tackle dengue in which people will have wide participation in preventing the spread of vector borne diseases. Kejriwal said that he, along with his ministers and government officials, will help in preventing mosquito bites.


South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) does the work of tabulating the statistics of vector borne diseases for the city of Delhi. According to the SDMC, in 2018, 2,798 cases of dengue were reported and this led to the death of four persons, whereas in 2017, 4,726 cases of dengue were reported and 10 people died. This year at least 21 cases of chikungunya have been reported.

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