Over 1200 dengue cases were reported in October, bringing Delhi’s total to over 2000 cases.
Delhi Dengue cases: In the following week, about 300 further cases were reported, bringing the total number of dengue cases registered in Delhi this year to 2,175 as of October 26.
In New Delhi: According to a civic report released on Monday, there have been over 1,200 dengue cases reported in the nation’s capital in October, bringing the total number of dengue infections this year to almost 2,000. More than half of the dengue cases reported so far this year—1,238 cases—have been noted as of October 26.
This year, the city has also seen 40 instances of chikungunya and 200 cases of malaria, according to the study.
The number of dengue infections was 1,876 as of October 19.
According to a report provided by the Municipal Corporation of Delhi, around 300 further cases were recorded in the following week, bringing the total number of dengue cases registered in Delhi this year up to 2,175 as of October 26. (MCD).
September saw the reporting of 693 instances out of the total reported cases.
According to the data, it is also the greatest number of dengue cases recorded between January 1 and October 26 since 2017, when the same figure was 3,829 cases. The disease has not yet been linked to any documented deaths this year, compared to 23 deaths from dengue in 2021, according to the report.
10,600 cases of dengue were reported in the city in October, making 2015 the year of a significant dengue outbreak. it was Delhi’s deadliest dengue outbreak since 1996.
The MCD report, which was released on Monday, states that the city reported 23 dengue cases in January, 16 in February, 22 for March, 20 in April, 30 as of may, 32 in June, 26 on July, & 75 in August.
Between July and November, dengue and malaria cases are frequently reported, occasionally lasting until mid-December.
The symptoms of COVID-19, which also include fever or chills, muscle or body pains, weariness, headache, and other symptoms, are extremely similar to those of vector-borne diseases, according to authorities of the MCD’s health department, which include high fever, headache, rash, and muscle joint discomfort.
The number of dengue cases registered in the city last year was 9,613, which is a record high since 2015, and there were 23 fatalities, which is a record high since 2016.
According to the study, from January 1 to October 26, 2018, Delhi reported 1,595 dengue cases. In 2019, 2020, and 2021, those numbers were 1069, 612, and 1,537, respectively.
Ten deaths related to dengue were reported in 2016, 2017, and 2018, and four in 2018 and two in 2019.
According to the official statistics, Delhi saw 4,431 dengue cases in 2016, 4,726 in 2017, 2,798 in 2018, 2,036 in 2019, and 1,072 in 2020.
According to the MCD report, 1,55,312 homes have mosquito larvae breeding this year as of October 26.
There have been 42,928 prosecutions so far for mosquito genic conditions, and authorities have issued 1,09,505 legal notifications.