The Bolivia Minister of Health and Sports, Jeyson Auza, affirmed this Thursday that the number of dengue cases in the country is decreasing due to the various actions carried out by the national government.
“If we make an evaluation of the outbreak, the number of cases as well as the number of deaths is decreasing. This is not the time to claim victory, we cannot say that we have controlled dengue, but the actions that we are taking as a national government, actions that should be carried out at the departmental level are working, ” said the authority.
To date, the accumulated of Dengue cases in Bolivia reached 15,212 and the total number of deaths reached 46. The department of Santa Cruz is the one with the largest number of patients affected by the disease (10,899).
Auza explained that while in recent weeks there has been a downward trend in the incidence rate of cases and deaths from the disease he recommended that the population of Santa Cruz not let down their guard when learning about the reduction of cases, on the contrary, he emphasized that it is time to continue with the measures to clean mosquito breeding sites.
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