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Monsoon shocker: 102 dengue cases recorded in September

DNMUM396564 | 9/13/2017 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :122 | Health



Within 11 days, the city has recorded 102 dengue cases in September. According to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) health department, the the city recorded 93 dengue cases and two deaths in August, this month till September 11, 102 dengue cases are reported by the civic authority.
As per the BMC’s health department every year, there has been increase in number of dengue cases after the monsoon season.
Dr Mini Khetarpal, chief of BMC’s epidemiology cell, said, “The rise is not due to heavy rainfall. Compared to last five years, the dengue cases rose majorly in the month of September, October and November after the monsoon season. In comparison to last year’s September data, the number is same.”


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