Confirmed cases of chikungunya fever in the town rose to 33 in October, from seven in September.
Overall, in 2021, Mumbai has recorded 48 confirmed cases of the viral illness, though medical doctors say the actual burden may very well be far more. In the earlier two years, the town had not seen a single confirmed case of chikungunya. (*33*) officers mentioned that the non-public sector has been instructed to report all cases.
Dengue fever continues to ail Mumbai. Data confirmed there have been 247 confirmed dengue hospitalisations in October. In September too, 257 hospitalisations have been recorded. After a document drop final yr to 129 cases and three deaths, this yr the cumulative depend of confirmed cases until October has reached 730.
There have been three deaths thus far.
In October, hepatitis cases have seen a surge as effectively. Compared to 28 cases in September, 41 cases have been reported final month. Leptospirosis cases have dropped however from 46 in September to 32 in October. A complete of 211 cases have been reported in the town since January.
There have been 4 leptospirosis deaths as effectively, making it the most important killer amongst monsoon illnesses this yr.