On Wednesday, the agencies released a cumulative data. Nearly 300 people were challaned in areas across the city, which included schools, Metro stations, government buildings and houses.
“We are on our toes and are doing everything we can to ensure there is no outbreak,” said Dr PK Sharma, director, medical officer (health), New Delhi Municipal Council.
According to the experts, this year Dengue-II strain is prevalent, which is known to be more virulent of the four strains.
“Our healthcare workers are alert and whenever there is a need, they are fogging areas where adult mosquito breeding has been found,” said Sharma.
With fogging as a method of controlling mosquito-breeding having come under scanner, the civic agencies claim they prefer taking anti-larval measures and use fogging only as a last resort.
“Our workers use anti-larvae sprays but an area where there is adult mosquito breeding, fogging is the best bet. It’s a call that the technical person takes,” he added.