Lowest vector borne cases due to timely action SDMC

  • | Saturday | 9th January, 2021

New Delhi: The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) reported the lowest figures for vector-borne diseases, Dengue, Malaria and Chikungunya in 2020 as compared to the last 5 years. The number of Dengue cases came down to 446 while Malaria and Chikungunya cases came down to 61 and 36, within SDMC jurisdiction. For Delhi overall, 228 Malaria cases, 1,072 Dengue cases, and 111 Chikungunya cases were registered last year, as per a report by SDMC's Anti-Malaria Operations. Besides this, 40 lakh bulk SMSs were sent to make people aware about the menace of vector borne diseases. Awareness against vector borne diseases was also spread through online classes organized by SDMC schools.

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