A 12-year-old boy has succumbed to dengue, the first reported death due to the vector-borne disease in the city this season, municipal authorities on Monday said.
At least 657 people have been affected by dengue this season, according to a municipal report released on Monday. At least 153 cases of the disease have been reported this month till August 19.
Of the 657 dengue cases, 325 affected people were residents of Delhi while the rest of the cases diagnosed were traced to other states.
The number of people affected by malaria this year till August 19, has climbed to 412 while the figure for chikungunya stands at 311.