In his tweet Arvind Kejriwal said that the Prime Minister and LG enjoy all powers in Delhi and they must be held responsible for the situation.

Delhi has been reeling with an outbreak of chikungunya, dengue and other viral diseases. Amid such vital situation where people of Delhi are dying with these deadly diseases, state health minister Satyendra Jain is on a visit to Goa to oversee the Aam Aadmi Party's preparations for next year's assembly elections.

 

Three people died of chikangunya on Monday, the first deaths from that disease in the capital. At least 10 people have died of dengue and malaria and hospitals overflowing with sick people.  

Vector-borne diseases dengue and chikungunya are wreaking havoc on public health in the city. Delhi has been stung by malaria too this year, with two deaths occurring due to it this season, after a gap of five years.

Sir Ganga Ram Hospital authorities said two person were at present admitted in its ICU -- "one suffering from dengue while the other from chikungunya". "From January till September, 36 dengue cases have been confirmed at the hospital, while 65 chikungunya cases have been confirmed too. 18 persons with chikungunya, and a dengue patient, have been admitted in our wards at the hospital, besides the two in ICU."

The National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme (NVBDCP), in its revised figures on vector-borne diseases, has not recorded any death due to chikungunya till August 31. As per NVBDCP's provisional data, around 27,879 cases of dengue have been reported all over the country while 60 people have died due to it.

Around 12,255 cases of chikungunya have been reported across the country with 8,941 affected by it in Karnataka alone, it says.