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Updated: 02/24/2014 21:36 | By Channel NewsAsia

Significant drop in weekly dengue cases to 197 since January 2013

Significant drop in weekly dengue cases to 197 since January 2013


Significant drop in weekly dengue cases to 197 since January 2013

SINGAPORE: The dengue situation in Singapore showed a marked improvement last week, with the number of cases dropping to the lowest in slightly more than a year.

The Ministry of Health said there were 197 cases last week, the lowest since January 2013, when 132 cases were reported.

There were 369 cases reported the previous week, which was the highest in the month of February.

This brings the total this year to 2,765 cases. - CNA/de

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