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Philippines health authorities reported an additional 16,995 dengue fever cases during the week ending August 27, bringing the total cases to 145,341. This is a 176 percent increase from the tally during the same period in 2021 (52,697).


In addition, 39 additional fatalities were reported, putting the dengue death toll in the Philippines to 461.

Regions reporting the most cases include Central Luzon (27,863), the National Capital Region (14,414), Central Visayas (12,752) and Calabarzon (11,874).

In related news, no new chikungunya cases reported the week ending Aug. 27 and the total cases remain at 401.

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