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Dengue Outbreak in Delhi Worst Since 2016 – 17 Deaths, 9,400 Cases: Report

Dengue Cases in Delhi: According to the report, the total number of dengue cases in Delhi has surpassed 9,400, with about 150 cases reported in the last week. This year’s toll of dengue deaths in the national capital is the highest since 2016, when ten people died.

New Delhi, India: According to a South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) report released on Monday, two more dengue deaths have been reported in Delhi, bringing the total to 17 this year.

According to news agency PTI, the number of dengue deaths reported in the national capital this year is the highest since 2016, when ten people died.

According to the report, the total number of dengue cases in Delhi has surpassed 9,400, with about 150 cases reported in the last week.

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According to the SDMC, there were 15 dengue deaths as of December 11th.

According to the report, there have been a total of 9,414 dengue cases and 17 deaths so far this season.

According to the report, 1,138 cases were reported this month through December 18.

The total number of dengue cases reported in the previous years was 4,431 (2016), 4,726 (2017), 2,798 (2018), 2,036 (2019), and 1,072 (2020), according to the report.

According to official data, there were two dengue deaths in the national capital in 2019, four in 2018, and ten each in 2017 and 2016.

In 2015, the city experienced a massive dengue outbreak, with the number of cases reaching 10,600 in October alone, making it the city’s worst outbreak of the vector-borne disease since 1996.

According to official data, there were two dengue deaths in the national capital in 2019, four in 2018, and ten each in 2017 and 2016.

On November 17, the city had 5,277 dengue cases, which was the highest number since 2015. In November, there were 6,739 cases reported, the most for a month this year and the most for November in at least six years.

Dengue fever cases reached 217 in September, the highest monthly total in three years.

According to the report, there were zero cases in January, two in February, five in March, ten in April, twelve in May, seven in June, sixteen in July, and 72 in August.

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According to the report, the number of cases reported from January 1 to December 18 in the previous five years was 1,062 (in 2020), 1,998 (2019), 2,798 (in 2018), 4,711 (2017), and 4,384 (2016).

In 2020, there were 1,072 dengue cases and one death, according to the report.

Malaria mosquito larvae thrive in dirty water, while dengue mosquito larvae breed in clear, standing water.

Vector-borne disease cases are most common between July and November, but they can last until mid-December.

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