62% surge in Malaria cases, dengue cases rise by 16%

 

Mumbai witnessed a 62% surge in Malaria cases, followed by 16% rise in dengue cases in the last week alone. Between September 12 and 18, Malaria cases increased to 191 as compared to 118 a week ago, whereas dengue cases jumped from 51 to 59 during the same period, a report stated. Experts have urged citizens to refrain from self-medicating.