Dengue cases rise to 79 in first two weeks of August in Mumbai

The number of dengue cases have risen in the month of August in comparison to in the month of June and July. The total number of dengue cases diagnosed by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) within 15 days in August is 79.

As per the data given by the epidemiology cell of the BMC’s public health department, in July, 60 cases were diagnosed and in June, 21 cases were diagnosed. Within two weeks of August, the number of cases increased to 79. This year in monsoon, so far 160 cases of dengue have been reported across the city.