From January 1 through November 5 of this year, the Department of Health reported 196,728 dengue cases, including 642 fatalities. This is 191% higher than the 67,537 cases and 247 deaths registered in the same period last year.
The Department of Health (DoH) said that the number of dengue cases registered during the first 10 months of 2022 is nearly triple the number of cases reported during the same period last year.
The DOH’s disease surveillance report recorded 196,728 dengue cases from Jan. 1 to Nov. 5, 2022, including 642 deaths, Inquirer reported.
Based on the report, the number is 191 percent higher than the 67,537 dengue cases and 247 deaths registered in the same period last year.
The area with the highest number of dengue cases was Central Luzon, with 38,640 cases, followed by Metro Manila with 22,666 cases and Calabarzon with 16,575.
Central Visayas recorded 98 deaths, the highest number of fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease, followed by Central Luzon and Western Visayas with 83 deaths each.
While Cagayan Valley was recorded with highest increase in dengue with 16,522 cases. This is 1,819 percent higher than the 861 cases reported in the same period last year.
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