Health officials sound dengue alarm

Health officials sounded the alarm on dengue cases in the country as it climbed to 22,903 cases and 141 deaths representing an eight percent increase on cases recorded between January to May 7 compared to last year’s figures of 21,207 cases and 161 deaths recorded during the same period.

Most of the cases came from the National Capital Region (6,732), Central Luzon (4,181), and Calabarzon (3,555).

In the National Capital Region, Quezon City had the most number of cases with 1,694, followed by Manila, 824; Caloocan City, 775; Pasig, 592; Valenzuela, 466, and Parañaque City, 407.

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