316 new dengue fever cases reported in Taiwan

Taiwan News
Date: 2015-10-27
By: Y.F. Low, Central News Agency

Taipei, Oct. 27 (CNA) Taiwan has reported another 316 cases of dengue fever, bringing the total number of infections since the start of May to 27,736, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Tuesday.

On Monday, Kaohsiung and Tainan, where the dengue fever outbreak is concentrated, reported 193 and 117 new daily cases, respectively. It appears that the spread of dengue fever is continuing to slow in Tainan, where 21,327 cases have been recorded so far.

In Kaohsiung, however, the outbreak could be on the rise, CDC data shows. The city has seen 5,921 cases since the summer. So far this year, dengue fever has claimed a total of 122 lives in Taiwan, the CDC said, adding that 25,594 patients have recovered from the disease, while 27 remained in intensive care units at hospitals.      [FULL  STORY]

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