Delhi Dengue Cases: Dengue patients increasing rapidly in Delhi, 272 new cases in a week
MCD officials said that dengue cases had started increasing since September this year, in view of which emphasis was laid on drug spraying and surprise checks on the streets.
Dengue Increased In Capital: In the capital Delhi, which is struggling with pollution in winter, dengue has again increased its footing. Because of this, the number of victims is continuously increasing for the last few days. So far 3595 cases have been registered. Out of these, about 1400 cases have been found in the month of November. Before this, 1238 cases have been registered in October and 693 in September. Along with this, cases of Malaria and Chikungunya have also come.
A total of 167 cases were found in the Municipal Corporation area.
A total of 272 cases were reported last week. Of these, 167 cases have been found in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) area. However, no death due to dengue has been reported during this period. The municipal report said that till November 18 this year, breeding of mosquito larvae was found in 1,69,145 houses. The report also pointed out that the authorities had issued 1,19,554 legal notices for mosquito-borne conditions. MCD officials said that dengue cases had started increasing since September this year, in view of which emphasis was laid on drug spraying and surprise checks on the streets.
More trouble due to pollution in the capital
Meanwhile, the problems of people in the capital Delhi and NCR cities have increased due to increasing pollution and intensifying winter. Visibility has also decreased due to polluted air. Delhi recorded a minimum temperature of 8 degrees Celsius on Tuesday, a notch below normal.
According to CPCB data, AQI was 343 in Delhi.
The Meteorological Department has forecast mainly clear skies during the day. The air quality index (AQI) stood at 343 in the ‘very poor’ category at around 9 am, according to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data. The relative humidity level at 8.30 am was 90 per cent. An AQI between 0 and 50 is considered ‘good’, 51 and 100 ‘satisfactory’, 101 and 200 ‘moderate’, 201 and 300 ‘poor’, 301 and 400 ‘very poor’ and 401 and 500 ‘very poor’. The AQI between is considered ‘severe’.