Dengue threat in Delhi…Will it affect CWG participants???

Worried over the spread of dengue in Delhi, over 20 countries have written to the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee seeking information about the situation and measures being adopted to check the disease ahead of the mega sporting event here.

A total of 24 countries have asked in writing about the dengue status in the city and whether it has become an epidemic or not. They have sought information about the steps being taken to contain the disease, official sources said.

The city has reported over 1,000 cases of dengue this year till now and already more than Rs. 11 crore has been spent to control it. "The government will release more funds, say over another Rs. 10 crore for containing the disease," the sources said.


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