A total of 129 cases of chikungunya were reported till October 21 in 2018, 132 in 2019, 74 in 2020, 73 in 2021 and 38 in 2022. Only 29 cases have been reported so far this year
According to a report from the Municipal Corporation of Delhi released on August 7, there were 348 recorded cases of dengue in the national capital until August 5.
MCD’s report, which shows a spike in the disease in the first seven months compared to the same period last year, comes as a warning to Delhi’s residents, especially the children
In the past week, Delhi has registered 105 new dengue cases, bringing the total to nearly 350, according to a report issued by the municipal corporation on Monday
In contrast, during the same period (January 1 to July 28) in previous years, Delhi reported 169 dengue cases in 2022, 52 in 2021, 31 in 2020, 40 in 2019, and 56 in 2018
In response to the growing concern, the Delhi government has introduced a “mega action plan” to combat the spread of vector-borne diseases
No death has been reported so far this year due to the disease while in 2021, dengue claimed 23 lives, the report said
No death has been reported so far this year due to the disease while in 2021, dengue had claimed 23 lives