A total of 441 AES admissions were recorded from three districts of Bihar earlier this year and around 135 of the patients, all children from very poor families, succumbed to the disease.
He said fluctuation in temperature in Muzaffarpur is one of the main reasons behind the recurrence of the disease.
While a 35 per cent decline in infliction rate was recorded while a 63 per cent of decline in mortality rate was seen this year.
The petitioner requested the apex court to issue some directions to fill up huge vacancies of doctors and nurses in the state of Bihar.
Assam has so far recorded 1,455 Japanese Encephalitis and Acute Encephalitis Syndrome positive cases.
So far, the state has recorded 1,350 JE/AES positive cases, 26 of them on Sunday. The total JE positive cases recorded so far were 348.
Till Tuesday, 142 people died of AES and 64 of JE. Also, 1,092 positive cases of AES and 265 cases of JE were reported from across the state.
Minister of State for Health, Ashwini Kumar said that the number of AES cases - 720 and number of deaths - 153 till June 28 this year.
As Indian government is trying take stock of the Japanese Encephalitis situation to contain the outbreak, here are some measures to prevent transmission of the virus.
The Bihar CM said there is a need to conduct a socio-economic survey to evaluate the reason behind the spread of this disease.
Japanese Encephalitis, AES claimed over 500 deaths across the country till August this year: Government data
According to the data, Assam and Uttar Pradesh reported the maximum number of deaths from the vector-borne diseases.