368 cases of dengue reported in February: HPA

  • HPA said this in a circular on Sunday

K. Male' | Shan Anees | 04-March-2019 | Monday 13:39 | twitter | Local | 518

The HPA has taken steps to curb the spread of dengue fever -- Photo by: Reuters

368 cases of dengue fever and 75 cases of chikungunya were reported in February, the Health Protection Agency (HPA) has said. 

HPA said in a circular on Sunday that that over 500 cases of dengue fever were reported in January, and reiterated that there has been a rise in the number of patients with the illness. 

The circular says 51 people tested positive for dengue during the last week of February. 

There have been 206 cases of chikungunya reported thus far this year, while 75 were reported in February, with 36 cases being reported in the last week of February.

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