Chikangunya continued its menace across states in India from Kashmir to Kanyakumari. 2016, June – September months reported maximum number of cases across India, especially in Delhi and Karnataka. As per data from National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme, as of 31st Dec 2016, across country there have been a total of 58136 cases (actual numbers should be way more) .
- Karnataka topped the chart with 13,506 cases
- Delhi recorded a total of 12,221 cases. This definitely is a matter of concern keeping in mind the size of the state