MCD has taken a big step now. MCD has taken some major steps to control the vector-borne diseases in Delhi. As we all have seen the cases of dengue are increasing day by day. Till now more than 5,000 people have been diagnosed with dengue. The mayor has assured a reduction in dengue cases in 15 days. Mosquitos are increasing in Delhi because of that the cases of dengue are also increasing. And not just dengue in this more than 352 cases of malaria have also been reported. But not just in Delhi, dengue is spreading in some other states such as Noida, Gurgaon, and UP. Now to know about the decision of MCD read this article till the end.
The National Centre for Vector Borne Diseases Control (NCVBDC) has claimed that in the middle of September 2023 over 5,000 cases of dengue were recorded in Delhi. This is a very serious and dangerous decision in Delhi right now. The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has not provided any data till now on the vector-borne diseases in Delhi. The last report on vector-borne diseases by MCD was released in August 2023. It is not known why MCD has not given the latest weekly report. They have even not given any statement regarding why they have not provided the report.
But on 26 October 2023, Thursday, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) declared that more than 5,000 cases of dengue had been recorded this year. As per the data provided by NCVBDC, which is under the Union health ministry, approx 5,221 cases of dengue and one death because of dengue have been recorded in Delhi till the middle of September 2023. Yesterday, Shelly Oberoi, Delhi Mayor held a meeting on vector-borne diseases with the Public Health Department Officials of the MCD at the Civic Centre. Continue reading this article to learn what happened in the meeting.
In the meeting held by Shelly Oberoi, the officials gave some information to Shelly Oberoi that all the major steps have been taken on a war footing so that it can check the spread of dengue and also record vector-borne diseases. Officials also give some information that the situation in Delhi is currently under control. At this, the cases of malaria are in controlling Delhi as there are just 352 cases recorded in Delhi in 2023. Also, there is a good reduction in chikungunya cases in Delhi in 2023 as till now only 29 cases have been recorded. The cases of chikungunya are decreasing every single year.