Despite the best efforts of the Delhi government, the pace of dengue and malaria in the capital is not taking its name to stop. In Delhi, after a record 2570 cases of dengue were confirmed in the last one week, the total number of cases of mosquito-borne disease has increased to 5270. With this, the six-year record of dengue cases in Delhi has been broken.
In the last one week, 2,569 new cases were registered.
According to the weekly report released by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) on Monday. Dengue cases in Delhi this season have risen to 5,277, the highest number of cases of the mosquito-borne disease in the capital since 2015. In the last one week, 2,569 new cases have been registered, however. No fresh death due to dengue has been reported. A total of 9 people have died so far.
The total number of patients reached 5277.
According to the municipal report, 5,277 dengue cases have been registered this season till November 13. Which is the highest number of cases in a year since 2015. If we look at the figures of the last few years – 4431 cases were registered in the year 2016, 4726 cases in the year 2017, 2798 cases in the year 2018, 2036 cases in the year 2019 and 1072 cases in the year 2020.
Every year with the onset of monsoon, Delhi sees an outbreak of dengue. Which usually ends with the onset of winter. However, this year the capital is witnessing a huge spike in cases which is still continuing.