In the capital Delhi, 1171 new dengue cases were reported in the first week of November, the highest in any week this year. Dengue patients are not even getting beds in the hospitals of the capital Delhi.
New Delhi : After Corona in the country’s capital Delhi, now dengue has also taken the form of an epidemic. In the last one week, 1171 new cases of dengue have been reported inside the capital Delhi alone. After this, the total number of dengue cases in Delhi has gone up to 2708. On the basis of the dengue report released by the corporation, nine people have died so far in the capital Delhi. Which has also been confirmed by the corporation.
The 1171 new dengue cases reported in the first week of November are the highest in any week this year, due to which the situation in the capital Delhi has become even more frightening. Dengue patients are not even getting beds in the hospitals of the capital Delhi. On the other hand, the number of malaria in Delhi is also increasing continuously. So far, 166 cases of malaria have been reported in Delhi.
At the same time, 88 cases of Chikungunya have also been reported, which is largely under control. But dengue has increased the headache of the people of Delhi manifold this year. On the occasion of the year-long festival like Diwali, 1171 new dengue cases were reported in a single week, clearly showing the failure of the administration. A special fogging campaign was also launched by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation between November 5 and 8, but even then its effect is not being seen on the ground.
measures to prevent dengue
- Do not allow water to accumulate in and around the house.
- Pay attention to waterlogging in the cooler, bathroom, kitchen.
- Spray mosquito larva killing oil in the collected water.
- Clean the water dripping tray of AC daily.
- Do not allow water to accumulate in the pot kept in the house.
- Do not keep broken cans, tyres, utensils, bottles etc. on the roof.
- Clean the utensil daily for giving feed and water to the birds.
- Wear clothes that cover the body completely.
- Make children wear full pants and full-sleeved shirts.
- If possible, sleep with a mosquito net