In the last report on dengue fever in the Philippines two weeks ago, the country was reporting just under 40,000 cases nationwide.
In the latest from the Department of Health, the country has reported 51,622 dengue cases from January 1 to June 18, 2022, this is 58 percent higher compared to the 32,610 reported cases during the same period in 2021.
Regions reporting the most dengue include Central Luzon with 6,641 or 13 percent; Central Visayas, 6,361 or 12 percent; and Zamboanga Peninsula, 4,767 or 9 percent.
A total of 239 deaths due to dengue were reported nationwide.
Fifteen out of 17 Regions exceeded the alert/epidemic threshold for the past four weeks.
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