Bengaluru sees sharp rise in dengue cases in 10 days

BBMP data, shared with South First, showed that Bengaluru reported 546 dengue cases in just 10 days — between 1 June and 11 June.

BySouth First Desk

Published Jun 21, 2024 | 1:30 PMUpdatedJun 21, 2024 | 1:30 PM

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In the past months, Bengaluru experienced a significant rise in dengue cases and acute febrile viral illness cases, prompting urgent action from health authorities. The city reported 546 dengue cases in 10 days — between 1 June and 11 June. Doctors attribute this to recent rains, which have led to water stagnation, creating breeding grounds for mosquitoes and the transmission season.

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