Tainan records zero new dengue cases for second time

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/12/26
By: Chang Jung-hsiang and Frances Huang

Taipei, Dec. 26 (CNA) Tainan recorded no new dengue fever cases Friday, the 201512260032t0001second day in three days in which the southern city reported zero new infections, according to statistics released by the health authorities in the city Saturday.

Two days earlier, Tainan reported no new cases for the first time since May. On Thursday, the city reported four new cases of the mosquito-borne disease.

In addition to the zero new cases reported Friday, the Department of Health of the Tainan city government said that out of the total 37 districts in the city, 19 had reported no new cases for the 28th consecutive day, meaning that these districts were considered clear of infection.

The 19 districts are Danei, Liouying, Baihe, Zuojhen, Shanshang, Nansi, Yanshuei , Lioujia, Guantian, Cigu, Yujing, Jiali, Syuejia, Jiangjyun, Houbi, Longci, Sigang, Madou and Siaying, the authorities said.     [FULL  STORY]

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