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Spurt in dengue, malaria cases in Delhi

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MalariaSince last week, New Delhi has been witnessed an unprecedented increase in mosquito-borne diseases.

106 cases were reported this week out of the total 243 dengue cases reported this season.

As per the report of municipal corporations, 106 new cases of dengue, 30 cases of malaria and 13 cases of chikungunya were reported in Delhi’s hospitals last week.

Municipal officials also argued that most of the cases of infection are from people of other states who have arrived in city for treatment.

“Out of 106 cases, only 30 have been reported from areas falling under the jurisdiction of three corporations while remaining cases are of infections acquired from other states,” an official said.

A report from public health department also verified the sudden increase in such cases.

 A report from the public health department also highlights the sudden spike in cases of vector-borne diseases.

Many cases have also been reported across the states like Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Delhi.

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