In Mumbai dengue claims three lives on a daily basis

As per the Right To Information (RTI) reply, in the last 35 months, 38 Mumbaikars have lost their lives due to dengue

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In Mumbai on a daily basis, three people are diagnosed with dengue while nearly 37 suspected dengue patients being registered at civic-run hospitals. The information was provided by Right to Information (RTI) activist Anil Galgali when he sought a reply from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on the status of dengue. 
  
As per RTI report, in the last 35 months, 38 Mumbaikars have lost their lives to dengue.


Dengue statistics

Year- 2016
Suspected patients- 13,291
Confirmed dengue patients- 1,180
Deaths- 07

Year- 2017
Suspcted patients- 12,913
confirmed patients- 1,134
Deaths- 17

November 11, 2018
Suspected patients- 13,138
Confirmed patients- 945
Deaths- 14

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As per the civic-run hospital’s data, every three patient out of 37 suspected patients, have been diagnosed with dengue. Galgali believed that the BMC's health department should carry out an awareness programme to bring down the casualties. 

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