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Dengue death toll rises to 9 after 3 more deaths in Delhi, total cases cross 2,700

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The havoc of dengue is increasing in Delhi-NCR. With three more deaths due to dengue in Delhi, the total death toll so far this year has risen to nine, while the number of cases of the mosquito-borne disease has risen to over 2,700.

According to a report released on Monday, this is the highest number of dengue deaths recorded in a year in Delhi since 2017. The total number of officially reported dead in 2027 was 10.

According to the municipal report on mosquito-borne diseases released on Monday, over 1,170 new cases have been reported in the past one week. Delhi recorded over 2,700 dengue cases this year, while 1,171 cases were registered this month till November 6. In October, 1,196 cases were reported. As of October 30 this year, the total number of cases stood at 1,537 and the official death toll was six.

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According to the report, this season till November 6 has recorded nine deaths and a total of 2,708 dengue cases, the highest in the same period since 2018. In this season, 217 cases were registered in September, which is the highest in the month of September in the last three years.

15 new dengue cases reported in Gautam Budh Nagar

Dengue has been confirmed in 15 more people on Monday in Gautam Budh Nagar district of Uttar Pradesh, adjoining Delhi. According to government data, 536 people have been found to be suffering from dengue in the district so far. Chief Medical Officer Dr Sunil Kumar Sharma said that during the last 24 hours, 15 new cases of dengue have been reported in the investigation. He said that the health department is serious about dengue and is making every effort to prevent it and provide proper treatment to the patients.

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