We are prepared to deal with challenge of dengue, chikungunya: Kejriwal
| Thursday | 20th June, 2019
We are prepared to deal with challenge of dengue, chikungunya: KejriwalNew Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said that his government is prepared to deal with the challenge of dengue and chikungunya — two water-borne diseases which hit the city-state every year during the monsoon.
Asking the people to take preventive measures, Chief Minister Kejriwal said: “We are ready to face any challenges this year.”“The monsoon is about to reach Delhi.
There are heavy chances of diseases like chikungunya and dengue.
Kejriwal on Thursday held a meeting with the officials of all departments concerned and reviewed the preparedness to deal with vector-borne diseases effectively.
As many as 2,700 cases of dengue were reported last year as compared to 15,000 cases in 2015.