Malaria spreads its wings, 93 cases reported in Sept
| Tuesday | 17th September, 2019
This is by far the maximum number of malaria cases recorded in any month this year.
Malaria cases have outstripped those of dengue in the Capital for the past several weeks.
As many as 56 malaria cases were reported in August, 54 in July, 35 in June, eight in May and a single case in April.
Dengue mosquito larvae breed in clear, standing water while those of malaria mosquito thrive even in dirty water.
Doctors have advised people to take precautions and ensure that there is no breeding of mosquito larvae around them.