New Delhi, 12/11: 43 percent of the people in Delhi and National Capital Region (Delhi-NCR) who took part in the survey conducted on the digital platform ‘LocalCircles’ said that their family or someone close to them has got dengue this year. Since mid-August, several residents of Delhi-NCR reported on ‘local circles’ about someone in their family having dengue symptoms like high fever, fatigue and joint pain.
The survey received 15,000 responses, of which 57 per cent were from Ghaziabad, 45 per cent in Delhi, 44 per cent in Noida, 40 per cent in Faridabad and 29 per cent in Gurgaon. The survey said that 10 per cent of the people in Delhi-NCR had ‘four or more people’ in their family or close ones.
Most of the 53 per cent residents of Delhi-NCR surveyed said that no one around them has been infected and three per cent said they cannot say anything about it. About 43 percent of the people said that their family or someone close to them has been affected by dengue this year.