Dengue, Malaria patients on rise

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Dengue, Malaria patients on rise

Mumbai- It seems BMC is failing to counter attack life threatening diseases like dengue, malaria and chikungunya as patients are on rise. Health department of BMC has come out with the statistics which stated that in the month of October, 228 dengue patients and 4098 suspected dengue patients, while 10 chikungunya patients have been registered. Five people have lost their lives to dengue. 20 years old Sakinaka resident died during a treatment on 17th October. She was pursuing her education at Jalgaon where she felt uneasy and after coming back to Mumbai she was detected with dengue.

October statistics

Fever- 14156

Malaria- 577

Dengue- 228

Suspected Dengue- 4098

Chikungunya- 10

Suspected Chikungunya- 47

Lepto- 33

Suspected lepto- 239

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