05 Jul '11, 12pm

185 dengue cases - highest so far this year

SINGAPORE: Weekly dengue cases so far this year have hit a new high, with 185 cases recorded in the 26 June-2 July period. The number exceeded the Ministry of Health's (MOH) warning levels of 146 cases per week for the first time this year. And if dengue cases increase to 191 per week, it would take the situation to epidemic levels. The National Environment Agency (NEA) said that last week's 185 cases were also higher than the average 66 cases a week recorded in May and 108 cases a week recorded in June last year. The NEA said dengue cases have been creeping up, with the weekly average number of cases increasing from 106 in May to 149 last month. But it said this is still far from the 2005 dengue outbreak situation. The NEA said these levels are moving averages based largely on the past five years worth of data. As such, the higher the previous cases recorded, the higher t...

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