For over 40 days, a massive number of farmers have camped at the Singhu Border, the nerve-centre of the agitation that is seeking repealing of the new farm laws.
The Madras High Court on Wednesday wondered why dengue mitigation measures must be taken up only in Chennai, and not across the State.
Sixty people died due to dengue in Delhi in 2015, 10 each in 2016 and 2017, four in 2018 and two in 2019, the data shows.
The first edition of the anti- dengue campaign was launched by the Delhi government in 2019.
The GHMC’s Disaster Response Force teams were actively involved in spraying disinfectants in public spaces.
Several factors are cited for the considerable drop in dengue cases in the current year. The main reason is the coordinated preventive measures afoot in the districts to control COVID-19.
A few days ago, Health Minister Satyendar Jain had attributed the same to the '10 Hafte 10 Baje 10 Minute' campaign led by Kejriwal.
Dengue is under control in Delhi like it was last year, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Sunday.
The Health Secretary also instructed traders to ensure that social distancing norms are followed during the festival season.
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Recently, Dy CM Manish Sisodia tested positive for Dengue along with coronavirus. AIIMS has already started getting patients affected with both.
He is currently undergoing treatment at Max hospital, Saket, where he was admitted on Thursday evening after a 'falling' blood platelet count and low oxygen level.
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia was shifted to LNJP Hospital on Wednesday for COVID-19 treatment and tested positive for dengue a day later.
Manish Sisodia was admitted to Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan hospital from being under home-isolation after he had contracted the COVID-19.