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Delhi: One more dengue death, toll 36

October 16, 2006 11:22 IST

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One more person succumbed to dengue in the capital on Monday, taking the toll to 36, even as 27 fresh cases were admitted at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences.

Manoj Kumar (22), who was brought to AIIMS from Aligarh on Sunday evening, died early Monday morning, Medical Superintendent D K Sharma said.

Eight hundred people were screened for suspected dengue in the last 24 hours, ending 8 am at the premier institute, of which 200 are under medical observation in the casualty while 27 were admitted, he added.

As many as 176 dengue patients are admitted at the AIIMS while 43 had been discharged since Sunday.

The national capital has witnessed a spurt in dengue deaths with six persons succumbing to the mosquito-borne viral disease in a single day on Saturday.

Nearly 1,500 people have been afflicted by the disease in the capital this year with most of the cases of reported since August.



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