Number of dengue fever cases tops 26,660 in Taiwan

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/10/23
By: Lee Hsin-Yin

Taipei, Oct. 23 (CNA) Taiwan has reported another 307 cases of dengue 201510230012t0001fever, bringing the total number of infections since the start of May to 26,660, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Friday.

As of the previous day, Kaohsiung and Tainan, where the dengue fever outbreak is concentrated, reported 185 and 119 new daily cases, respectively.

The other three new cases comprised two in Pingtung County and one in Hualien County, the CDC said.

It appeared that the dengue fever outbreak was continuing to abate in Tainan, where 20,942 cases have been recorded so far.     [FULL  STORY]

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