31 new cases of dengue reported

31 new cases of dengue reported

At least 31 fresh cases of dengue were reported on Monday in the capital, taking the total number of those affected to 233 this season.

While one case was reported from VIP areas of the capital, the rest were from South, East and North Delhi Municipal Corporations.

All the 12 zones, except Sadar Paharganj zone, recorded dengue cases, a statement issued by the civic bodies said.

No deaths were reported on Monday. Out of the 233 cases, three originated from outside the capital. A nine-year-old girl had died due to dengue last month.

Last year, the capital saw 216 cases of dengue, including eight originating from outside, and three deaths. In 2010, there were 4,108 cases, including 24 from outside, and five deaths while the figures for 2009 were 29 dengue cases and no deaths. In 2008, there were 550 dengue cases and two deaths.