New Delhi: Thirty-eight more people have tested positive for dengue in the capital on Thursday, taking the total number of people detected with the mosquito-borne disease this season to 1,326.

All the 38 cases were reported from three municipal corporations. So far, three children have died due to dengue this season.

Of the 1,326 cases, 11 cases originated from outside the city.

South Delhi Municipal Corporation reported the maximum number of 495 cases, while 446 cases were detected from the North Delhi Municipal Corporation area and 327 from East Delhi Municipal Corporation.

Other cases were reported from NDMC and Delhi cantonment areas.

In 2011, a total of 857 cases were reported and five deaths took place while in 2010, a total of 5,682 dengue cases and eight deaths were recorded in the capital.

(Agencies)

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