By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews

Health officials in Thailand reported in an update this week that through September 2, the country has seen 55,206 cases reported from all 77 provinces.

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Seven deaths have been reported.

Provinces with the highest incidence include Ubon Ratchathani, Chanthaburi, Chiang Rai, Nakhon Ratchasima and Trat.

In the capital city of Bangkok, Bangkok Metropolitan Administration governor Aswin Kwanmuang said that 4,903 cases have been reported, including three deaths, noting that the situation in the city is “worrying”.

The governor said he has instructed all 50 Bangkok district offices to carry out awareness campaigns on the prevention of dengue by encouraging residents to clean up their houses and eliminate water sources that could be breeding grounds of mosquitos.

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