14 more dengue cases push Delhi total to 6,190

November 23rd, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The national capital reported 14 more cases of dengue Tuesday, taking the total number of people in the city infected with the vector-borne disease to 6,190, an official said.

According to a Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) official, Shahdara (North) zone is the most affected with 868 cases, followed by Rohini zone (782) and Karol Bagh (West) zone (690).

There have been eight dengue deaths in the city so far, the official added.

According to experts, the dengue cases will dip further as winter sets in as the virus needs moisture and heat to thrive.

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