With a rise in the dengue cases in Delhi, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Thursday held a high-level meeting to discuss the preparedness of health authorities to tackle the situation in the capital.
"All government hospitals in Delhi have been asked to get ready for treatment of dengue patients. There is no shortage of platelets in hospitals and medical staff is on alert to start treatment," Dikshit said.
Dikshit said the number of dengue cases this year was less compared to the previous year.
"Delhiites should leave no scope for breeding of mosquitoes and take all possible measures to overcome any possible threat of dengue," she said.
The capital has so far reported 172 dengue cases.