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Dengue bites Delhi again, 79 new cases reported


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New Delhi, Oct 9: After a gap of one month, dengue fear hit the capital once again on Friday, Oct 8, when 79 new cases were reported out of dengue fear.

The total number of dengue cases mounted to 3,938, stated a hospital official on Oct 8.

As Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) reported, 508 cases, so far, have been reported from the Civil Lines zone area only in New Delhi.

Seven people have died of the mosquito-borne disease in 2010.

Along with the dengue cases, 20 new chikungunya cases have been reported recently in the capital, which has been claimed to be one of the cleaned cities for being the Commonwealth Games' organiser.

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