New Delhi: Over 830 cases of Dengue has been reported this year till August, which is the highest number in the past five years. August has reported its highest number, with cases rising to an alarming 778. At least 780 cases were reported till August 28, and among the fresh 250 cases last week.
Salvatore Girone, one of the two Italian marines facing murder charges, is down with dengue in New Delhi after which the Italian defence ministry had dispatched two military doctors to India. First Secretary in Palestine Embassy Abd Elrazeg Abu Jazer was admitted to a private hospital in Chanakyapuri on August 26 while his two sons Ashraf (23) and Amzad (16) were admitted to a hospital on August 28.
Two casualties have been officially reported due to the vector-borne disease while a 10-year-girl, whose death in the first week of August, has been designated by the municipal bodies as a suspected dengue case.