At 530 total cases, it's a rise of more than 91 percent over the corresponding figure till last week. At least 277 cases were reported till August 17.

The number of cases from January 1 to August 21 for the last four years are - 28 (2014), 96 (2013), 11 (2012), 60 (2011). For the same period in 2010, over 550 cases were reported.
Two deaths have been officially reported to have occurred due to the vector-borne disease while a 10-year-girl's death in the first week of August has been designated by the municipal bodies as a suspected dengue death.
According to South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC), which compiles the report on behalf of all civic bodies in the city, the two victims are – three-year-old boy Shivam from Inderpuri and 37-year-old woman Mamta Rani from Narela, both belonging to North Delhi.
On August 5, a 10-year-old Manipur native girl from South Delhi had died at the AIIMS after a week of high fever, becoming the first suspected death victim of the vector-borne disease, though the municipal corporations did not consider the case, as the ELISA test was not conducted on her. As per municipal norm, only ELISA test confirmed cases are taken in the official death count from the disease.
In Delhi, out of the total cases, North Delhi recorded the highest at 238, South Delhi at 138 while East Delhi posted the lowest with 38 cases.

Last year, the city had reported three deaths and recorded nearly 1,000 cases.

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