Dengue on the rise, reports Praja

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Dengue on the rise, reports Praja
Dengue on the rise, reports Praja
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Mumbai - In the last 5 years, dengue patients have increased , says Praja foundation. According to the Praja reports, 1,829 dengue patients were registered in the month of April 2011 to March 2012 while 15,244 patients were registered in the month of April 2015 to March 2016. Dengue claimed 62 lives in the month of April 2011 to March 2012 & 124 in the month of April 2015 to December 2015. They also mentioned that the areas viz. Andheri, Santacruz, Parel, Dahisar, Grant Road, Matunga & Andheri east registered more no of dengue cases from April 2011 to December 2015.

Age Casualties

0-19 years 42.02%

20- 59 years 42.65%

60 years & above 13.87%

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