Delhi : Outcry due to new disease in Delhi, the situation is getting worse; Corona-pollution also created a big challenge. A total of 1851 dengue cases have been reported in Delhi in the last one week. More than 1800 cases in a week. The death toll also raised concern.
Dengue spread in Delhi
The capital Delhi has been hit by Corona and air pollution has also reached dangerous levels here. The situation is such that a decision had to be taken to close schools and offices in Delhi, as well as preparations are on to reduce the number of vehicles on the roads. But amidst all these challenges, dengue is emerging as a new challenge in Delhi, which is a matter of concern for the government as well as the general public.
Delhi : Dengue more dangerous than corona
At present, dengue is emerging as a bigger problem in Delhi than the corona epidemic. A total of 1851 dengue cases have been reported in Delhi in the last one week. According to the dengue data released on Monday, so far 7128 cases of dengue have been reported in Delhi. According to the report of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi, in the last 6 years till this time the highest number of dengue cases have been reported this year.
Dengue death toll in Delhi is also the highest after 2017.
Earlier in the year 2016, till this month, a total of 4431 dengue cases were registered in Delhi. At the same time, this figure was 4726 in the year 2017, 2798 in the year 2018, 2036 in the year 2019 and 1072 in 2020. But this time the cases have broken all the previous records. So far 9 patients have died due to dengue this year. Dengue death toll in Delhi is also the highest after 2017.
Earlier in the year 2017, the death toll from dengue was 10.
Delhi recorded the first dengue death on 18 October. According to the report of the Municipal Corporation, so far 167 cases of malaria and 89 cases of chikungunya have been reported in Delhi. High fever occurs in malaria, dengue and chikungunya. In the midst of increasing dengue cases, the three municipal corporations have intensified fogging and spraying campaigns.
At the same time, it is constantly being claimed by the corporations that there is no shortage of insecticides and medicines to deal with mosquito-borne diseases.