Dengue case reported in Delhi’s Okhla

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New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) A case of dengue has been reported from Okhla area of the national capital, an official said on Tuesday.

“A child aged between 5-6 years from Ekhan locality of Okhla was diagnosed with dengue and is being treated at AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences),” South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) spokesperson Mukesh Yadav told IANS.

Yadav said the SDMC has taken measures to create awareness about the mosquito-borne disease that claimed 60 lives in the city last year, as per data from the health ministry.

In 2015, as many as 15,867 cases of dengue were reported in the national capital.

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