The Philippines Department of Health reported 15,907 additional dengue fever cases the week ending August 6, bringing the country total to 118,526 cases.
This is an increase of 153 percent compared to the same period in 2021 (46,761).
Central Luzon has reported the most cases to date with 21,242, followed by the Central Visayas (11,363), the National Capital Region (NCR) with 10,937 and the Western Visayas (9,626).
Cagayan Valley region has seen the biggest increase in cases as a percentage. From January 1 to August 6, 2022, the region reported 9,132, an increase of 2361% from the 371 cases reported during the same period in 2021.
The dengue death toll has risen to 399, up from 368 the week prior. During the period in 2021, health officials reported 167 fatalities.
- DRC: A new Ebola outbreak declared in Beni
- Dengue cases in Ho Chi Minh City show a decrease
- Cuba’s first monkeypox case has died, Sepsis, multiple organ damage the cause of death
- Dengue vaccine: Takeda’s QDENGA approved in Indonesia
- Philippines reports 4th monkeypox case, 1st with no travel history
- Wyoming reports 1st monkeypox case, All 50 US states now report at least one case
- Washington: Local transmission of anaplasmosis reported in Whatcom County man
- Thailand: Dengue cases nearly double in past month
- Sri Lanka dengue tally nears 50,000, Mosquito control hampered by shortages
One thought on “Philippines reports an additional 16K dengue cases in a week”