The number of dengue fever cases in Thailand has grown to 58,555 cases through Dec. 6, according to the Kingdom’s Bureau of Epidemiology. Cases have been reported in all 77 provinces and 57 dengue related fatalities have been reported.


The five hardest hit provinces are Maehongsorn, Songkla, Chiengmai, Pattani and Pattalung.

In addition, Thailand’s disease control department issued a warning yesterday for malaria, especially for those that plan on camping out in the forests of Kanchanaburi province bordering Myanmar and other  provinces popular among tourists.

Tak, Songkhla, Narathiwat, Ubon Ratchathani, Mae Hong Son, Si Sa Ket, Chiang Rai and Pattani provinces are also included in the malaria warning.