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India records rapid growth of dengue cases

The municipal company that runs New Delhi has reported more than 1,000 cases of dengue fever have been recorded in the Indian capital in one year, adding that 238 of them have been registered over the past week.

The Foundation published information indicating that from the beginning of this year until October 23, 1006 cases of fever were recorded in New Delhi, while 665 cases of infection were recorded in this October.

Official information indicates that the largest number of deaths from dengue fever was recorded in 2015, when the outbreak of this disease claimed the lives of at least 60 people.

At the end of last September, the country’s authorities warned 11 Indian states of the possibility of the spread of dengue fever, calling for early detection of cases, establishing helplines, and checking the availability of the required precautions of test kits, insecticides and medicines to treat the infected.

The authorities of Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu and Telangana had previously announced that they had detected new cases of dengue fever.

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