The number of dengue fever cases recorded in Taiwan since May has increased to 9,566,
with 98.35% of the infections occurring in the southern cities of Tainan and Kaohsiung, the country’s Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Monday.
The latest figure represents an increase of 463 cases from the previous day.
On Sunday, an increase of 407 cases was reported in Tainan from the previous day, bringing the southern city’s total to 8,429, according to the CDC. In neighboring Kaohsiung, the number had increased to 980, compared with 936 the day before, the CDC said.
By Sunday, the total number of dengue cases in the two cities in Taiwan’s tropical south had reached 9,409, the CDC said. [FULL STORY]