6 months Dengue cases rises to 48,634; 65 barangays tagged as hotspots MB
By Analou De Vera The Department of Health (DOH) said that over 48,000 dengue cases have already been reported nationwide as of March 16, 2019. Based on the latest data from the DOH-Epidemiology Bureau, there were 48,634 dengue cases, including 184 deaths, reported from January 1 to March 16. (MANILA BULLETIN) The figure is higher compared to the 28,328 cases, including 150 deaths, recorded during the same period last year. Central Visayas was found to have the most number of cases with 5,421; followed by the National Capital Region (NCR) with 4,855; Calabarzon with 4,815; Caraga with 4,570; and Central ... more