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12 fresh cases of malaria in past week

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : Jul 24, 2018, 5:01 am IST
Updated : Jul 24, 2018, 5:01 am IST

It also said that 67,527 legal notices have been served for various violations and 7,257 prosecutions have been initiated.

The total number of malaria cases this year has gone up to 75, while chikungunya cases stand at 34 since January 2018. (Photo: Pixabay)
 The total number of malaria cases this year has gone up to 75, while chikungunya cases stand at 34 since January 2018. (Photo: Pixabay)

New Delhi: At least 12 fresh cases of malaria and nine of chikungunya were reported in the past one week in the national capital.

The total number of malaria cases this year has gone up to 75, while chikungunya cases stand at 34 since January 2018.

Meanwhile, seven fresh cases of dengue were reported, taking the total number to 43, according to the report released by South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC).

Of the total 43 dengue cases this season, around 13 were reported in July, six in January, three in February, one in March, two in April, 10 in May and eight in June.

The report said domestic breeding checkers have found mosquito-breeding in 69,057 households till July 21.

It also said that 67,527 legal notices have been served for various violations and 7,257 prosecutions have been initiated.

"Both dengue and malaria have different carriers. Therefore, it is not unusual for malaria cases to be reported in larger number compared to dengue," a senior doctor at a government-run hospital said.

Tags: mosquito-breeding, dengue, south delhi municipal corporation