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Dengue Menace In Delhi

 Dengue Menace In Delhi


Two more persons including a 12-year-old girl from south Delhi have succumbed to dengue, taking the number of deaths rise to the vector-borne disease in the city to four as the total number of cases jumped to over 310.

Out of the total cases reported this season in the national capital, nearly 192 were recorded in the first three weeks of August, according to a municipal report released today.

Thirty-four fresh cases were reported till August 20 since the last count and the total number of cases so far in the city is at least 311, the senior civic official said.

The capital city had seen 277 cases of the vector-borne disease till August 13.

This season, North Delhi Municipal Corporation's Sadar Paharganj, Rohini and Narela Zones reported a case each, Karol Bagh and City Zones two each while Civil Lines recorded three cases.

Najafgarh and Central Zones of South Delhi Municipal Corporation have recorded 15 cases each while West and South Zones recorded 9 and 8 cases respectively, said the official of SDMC, which compiles dengue report on behalf of all the civic bodies in the city.

SDMC has reported 47 cases overall, while East Delhi Municipal Corporation has recorded 16. Of the total cases, 89 were reported from areas outside the jurisdiction of the three municipal corporations.