NEW DELHI: The national capital yesterday reported the maximum number of dengue cases in a day this season with 18 new dengue cases. However, no deaths were reported.
As per the corporation, the total number of cases of the mosquito-borne disease has now increased to 116. Of this, three dengue cases are from outside the capital.
Health minister AK Walia, said, “I have directed the deputy health officers in all civic zones to monitor the dengue cases and take measures like an intensive fumigation drive and sensitization of people residing in the sensitive localities to check the spread.”
The minister will review the situation again in 10 days.
Areas covering North Delhi Municipal Corporation and the South corporation reported the maximum number of dengue cases this year at 48 and 43 respectively. East Corporation has reported 16 dengue cases.