The bench said dengue cases have doubled and if all the officials are working toward one goal, how is it that the numbers have doubled, or is it that the situation is beyond repair.
Mandaviya said reports of the Central teams have already been shared with the states for necessary actions. "With the concerted efforts of Central and state governments, the number of dengue cases has now started declining," he said.
"The case fatality rate has remained at an extremely low level of 0.1 per cent since 2019,"
On November 15, the city had recorded a cumulative total of 5,277 dengue cases, making it the highest number of cases of the vector-borne disease recorded in the national capital in a year since 2015.
The officials said that the health workers are fumigating the affected areas in the Uttar Pradesh district.
According to the civic report, in the previous years, the total count of dengue cases was—4,431 (2016), 4,726 (2017), 2,798 (2018), 2,036 (2019) and 1,072 (2020).
UP jail clash: In a purported video which surfaced on social media, the prisoner claimed before his death that he suffered a bullet injury.
The nine states and union territories which have reported high number of dengue cases are Haryana, Kerala, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Delhi and Jammu and Kashmir.
Health Minister Raghu Sharma asked the officials to conduct a 'Dengue Mukt Rajasthan' campaign from October 20 to November 3 to keep a check on the outbreak of dengue and other seasonal diseases.
The deceased has been identified as 35-year-old woman from south Delhi, who officials said passed away in late September this year.
Viral fever is the intense fever that lasts for three to five days, accompanied by severe chills and body ache. Dengue fever, on the other hand, is transmitted by the tiger mosquito (Aedes Aegypti).
In an interview with Outlook, Dr Kafeel Khan said the health situation in Uttar Pradesh other states will further deteriorate further.
Firozabad District Magistrate Chandra Vijay Singh, meanwhile, has formed a four-member committee headed by Sub Divisional Magistrate Rajesh Kumar.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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