By NewsDesk @infectiousdiseasenews
Health officials in the midwestern Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Sul have reported 45,759 dengue fever cases to date, as reported by the Campo Grande news (computer translated). This gives the state an incidence of 1,769 cases per 100,000 inhabitants and 22 deaths.
The capital of Campo Grande has seen 8281 dengue notifications with an average of 995 cases per 100 thousand inhabitants. Next comes Corumbá in total cases with 3,487 notifications and 3,248 records per 100 thousand inhabitants.
Dengue fever: More than 1 million cases reported in the Americas, Most in Brazil and Paraguay
The municipality with the highest occurrence is São Gabriel do Oeste with 1,441 cases. The city has a population of 24,053 inhabitants so it would be 1 case for every 5,995 people.
The Health Secretary , Geraldo Resende stated that there is an alert about dengue, “MS is the second state with the highest incidence of dengue in Brazil. That is why we want to take this concern and put this concern in the bulletin ”, he concluded.
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