840 cases similar to dengue reported in last five months in Mumbai

During the monsoon season, the cases related to dengue and malaria are registered in high numbers in hospitals across Mumbai. However, no deaths have been reported until now

840 cases similar to dengue reported in last five months in Mumbai

During the monsoon season in Mumbai, there is a hike in the number of cases of diseases such as dengue and malaria. According to reports, almost 840 cases with symptoms similar to dengue have been registered in different hospitals across Mumbai. However, only 55 cases of dengue have been confirmed.  

Until now, no deaths have been reported due to dengue. The diseases such as dengue and malaria are common amid the monsoon season. 

Earlier, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) had issued a notice to Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) after 12 civic body employees were diagnosed with dengue and malaria amid the ongoing metro construction work near Mantralaya.

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With Mumbai witnessing heavy rainfall, water accumulation in potholes dug during metro construction is contributing to the rise in dengue and malaria-related cases across the city. 

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