Dengue fever outbreak rises to 28,429 cases in Taiwan

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/10/29
By: Lee Hsin-Yin

Taipei, Oct. 29 (CNA) The number of dengue fever infections reported in Taiwan since the

Dengue fever outbreak rises to 28,429 cases in Taiwan

start of May has reached 28,429, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Thursday.

The latest figure represents an increase of 328 cases from the previous day, the CDC said.

As of Wednesday, 21,523 cases had been reported in the southern municipality of Tainan and 6,402 in neighboring Kaohsiung, according to CDC figures.

In Tainan, the number of infections increased by 86 from the previous day, but that was 75 fewer new cases than reported on the same day last week in the city, the CDC said.

Kaohsiung, meanwhile, reported 233 new cases, 71 more than the increase on the same day last week, showing signs of an intensifying outbreak there, the agency said.     [FULL  STORY]

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