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26 dengue cases reported in Delhi: SDMC

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Over 5,500 dengue cases and six deaths were registered in the Capital last year, according to the SDMC, which compiles the vector-borne diseases report for Delhi..

Over 25 cases of dengue have been reported in the Capital so far this year, according to a report released by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation on Tuesday.

Over 5,500 dengue cases and six deaths were registered in the Capital last year, according to the SDMC, which compiles the vector-borne diseases report for the city.

Delhi had witnessed a large number of dengue cases in 2010 with over 6,200 cases reported in the city. In 2009, 1,153 cases were registered, over 1,300 cases in 2008, and 1,131 cases in 2011 while 2,093 cases in 2012.

Apart from that 23 cases of malaria have also been recorded in the city alone, it said.

Civic bodies are continuing with preventive measures like fumigation, checking of breeding areas, and awareness campaigns to control dengue menace. —PTI

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