38 fresh dengue cases in capital

  • PTI, New Delhi
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  • Updated: Nov 16, 2012 01:23 IST

Dengue continued to spread in the Capital with 38 more people testing positive for the mosquito-borne disease on Thursday, taking the total number of cases to 1,584 this season.

Thirty-seven of the fresh cases were reported from East, South and North Delhi corporations while one originated from outside the city.

So far, four people have died in the Capital due to dengue. Of the 1,584 cases, 12 cases originated from outside the city.
South Delhi Municipal Corporation reported the maximum number of 594 cases, while 532 cases were detected from the North Delhi Municipal Corporation area and 390 from East Delhi Municipal Corporation. Other cases were reported from NDMC and Delhi Cantonment areas.

Last year, a total of 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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