35 cases reported on Sunday; Shahdara (South) tops the list

Thirty-five fresh cases of dengue were reported in the Capital on Sunday, taking the total number of such cases this season to 652.

Two people have succumbed to dengue ever since the disease began spreading in the Capital early this month.

Except Sadar Paharganj and City zones, all other 10 zones reported fresh cases on Sunday with Shahdara (South) area topping the list with seven cases.

South Delhi Municipal Corporation reported the maximum number of cases at 246, while 223 cases were detected from the North Delhi Municipal Corporation area and 155 cases have so far been reported from East Delhi Municipal Corporation.

Other cases were reported from NDMC and Delhi Cantonment areas.

Out of the 652 cases, six cases have been reported from outside Delhi.

Last year, the Capital saw 216 cases of dengue, including eight originating from outside, and three deaths. In 2010, there were 4,108 cases, including 24 from outside, and five deaths while the figures for 2009 were 29 dengue cases and no deaths.

In 2008, there were 550 dengue cases and two deaths.

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