By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews

The Paraná State Department of Health (Sesa) reported 198,990 confirmed cases of dengue as of June 2, including 139 dengue-related deaths.

Aedes aegypti

According to the bulletin, there are cases in 343 municipalities in the state and 237 are in epidemic state of the disease.

The bulletin pointed out that of the total cases, 181,298 are indigenous cases – when people contract the disease in the city where they live.

The municipalities with the highest number of reported suspected cases are Londrina: 45,459, Foz do Iguaçu: 25,147 and Maringá: 16,195.

Analysis of climatic conditions in the state show that 16 out of 19 areas are favorable to the breeding and development of outbreaks and dispersion of the Aedes aegypti mosquito mosquito.

Brazil has reported 1,040,481 total cases to date, including 342 deaths.

Aedes aegypti mosquito