Astha is a Health correspondent with The Indian Express' Delhi city team. She writes on Delhi's hospitals, government policies and other health topics. Follow her on Twitter: @asthasaxena88
The capital has reported 1,020 cases of dengue so far this year — less than half the number (2,884) it reported during the same time last year. Authorities have so far confirmed the death of only a 12-year-old girl in the capital so far.