Number of cases rise to 644 from 467 in one weekNew Delhi, October 21The number of dengue cases rose to 644 from 467 in one week in the Capital, says the latest data released by the Delhi Government on Monday.
“The latest data released on Monday shows that there have been 644 cases of dengue in Delhi till now, whereas last year (2018) there had been 1,020 cases of dengue so far,” an official statement said.
CM Arvind Kejriwal gave the credit for this downward spiral in dengue cases to his anti-dengue drive.
Kejriwal said the Delhi Government deeply appreciates the efforts of Delhiites in the ongoing dengue prevention awareness campaign, which has resulted in the lowest number of dengue cases in Delhi this year so far, in comparison to the last five years.
Also, the data released till October 19 shows there has been no dengue death in Delhi this year so far, whereas there had been four deaths last year.
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