There 60,000 Recorded Dengue Cases In The Philippines This Year
60,000 CASES – According to the recent report of the Department of Health, there were already 60,000 reported dengue cases in the country.
Now, that dengue fever cases are going up and becoming more and more common, it is important to wear clothes that does not expose a huge area of your skin. Also, here’s a home remedy for dengue.
In the short span of seven days, DOH recorded 1,232 dengue cases! That is from March 31 to April 6.
This is according to an article from Philstar. Based on the article,
The Department of Health’s dengue surveillance report showed that the number dengue disease cases has went past the epidemic threshold in:
- Western Visayas,
- Zamboanga peninsula and,
- Northern Mindanao.
The massive cases of dengue also exceeded the alert limit in:
- Cagayan Valley,
- Eastern Visayas,
- Zamboanga peninsula,
- Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao and,
- The Cordilleras.
From last years record of 175 cases of fatality due to dengue, it rose by 80 to 255. Only after a few months after.
32,506 of the dengue patients were recorded males and
15,259 are little kids aged from 5-9 years old.
Areas with the most dengue cases are:
- Central Visayas with 6,868 cases
- Calabarzon with 5,748 cases and,
- Metro Manila with 5,599.
With mosquitos coming out these days, it’s always best to wear protective clothes and put on anti-mosquito cream or spray. You can also use a mosquito spray to get rid of mosquitos instantly.
There are also ways to prevent the mosquitos from breeding. Such as cleaning your house/office regularly, washing dirty clothes, getting rid of stagnant waters and covering open waters.
That’s all there is to it. At least for now. We’ll post updates as soon as we got them.