39 more infected with dengue in Delhi

November 4th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) As many as 39 cases of dengue were reported from the capital Thursday, taking the total number of people infected with the vector-born disease to 5,682.

According to an official of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), eight people have succumbed to the mosquito-born disease this year.

With the morning and evening temperatures dipping gradually over the last couple of days, the number of dengue cases has seen a gradual decline. Till last week, around 70 cases were reported every day.

–Indo-Asian News service
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