In a two week period, Thailand health officials reported an additional 4,000 dengue fever cases and eight deaths. According to the Thailand Bureau of Epidemiology, as of October 29, a total of 70146 cases were reported from 77 provinces.
In addition, 92 dengue fatalities have been reported this year-to-date.
The top five provinces with the highest morbidity rate were from Nakornpathom (258.49 / 100,000 population.) Nakornsawan (223.90 / 100,000 population.) Phichit (217.65 / 100,000 population.) Nakornsrithamarat (214.80 / 100,000 population.) Nakornnayok (212.84 / 100,000 population.).
Chikungunya cases have risen to 553 cases, an increase in some 175 cases during the month of October. The burden of chikungunya cases remain in the southern areas of the country, in particular, Satun province.
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