Delhi Records Highest Number Of Dengue Cases In 6 Years

In September, 217 circumstances have been logged, the very best depend for the month in three years. (File)

NewDelhi:

The variety of dengue circumstances in Delhi this season has crossed 5,270, the very best within the nationwide capital in a 12 months since 2015, in keeping with a civic report launched on Monday.

Nearly 2,570 recent circumstances of the vector-borne illness have been logged within the metropolis within the final one week. However, no recent fatality was reported.

According to the report on vector-borne illnesses, a complete of 5,277 dengue circumstances have been recorded this 12 months until November 13.

In the earlier years, the entire depend of dengue circumstances was — 4,431 (2016), 4,726 (2017), 2,798 (2018), 2,036 (2019) and 1,072 (2020), in keeping with the report.

In 2015, town had witnessed an enormous outbreak of dengue, throughout which the variety of reported circumstances crossed 10,600 in October alone, making it the worst outbreak of the vector-borne illness within the nationwide capital since 1996.

Of the dengue circumstances in Delhi this 12 months, 3,740 have been reported within the first 13 days of November. In October, 1,196 circumstances have been reported.

The complete variety of circumstances this 12 months until November 6 stood at 2,708 and the official dying depend on account of dengue was 9.

In September, 217 circumstances have been logged, the very best depend for the month in three years.

This can also be the very best variety of fatalities on account of dengue recorded in a 12 months within the nationwide capital since 2017, when the formally reported dying depend was 10.

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