Delhi reports 36 new dengue cases and the total number of patients reported this season now stands at 985, reveals data.
Of 36 new cases, 10 were reported each from the East Delhi Municipal Corporation and the North Delhi Municipa Corporation areas, while the remaining 16 occurred in the South Delhi Municipal Corporation area, the data showed.
AdvertisementSince dengue hit the capital this year, South Delhi Municipal Corporation continues to top the list with 371 cases so far this year from areas under it.
The dengue vector has claimed two lives in the capital this year.
In 2011, a total of 737 cases were reported, while this year the tally has already gone over to 985 and continues to rise. In 2010, a total of 5,456 dengue cases were recorded.