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85 Dengue Cases Recorded

85 Dengue Cases Recorded
January 29
09:31 2016

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services has recorded 85 confirmed cases of dengue fever in Fiji so far this year.

This was revealed by the national advisor for communicable diseases, Dr Mike Kama.

He said the count had risen from 55 to 85 since last week.

“There are 43 cases in the North, 40 cases in West and two cases in the Central.

“There were no serious cases of dengue fever,” he said

Dr Kama said the patients were treated and sent home.

“The public is urged to ensure their surroundings are clean and free of dengue mosquito breeding places,” he said.

About 800 dengue fever cases were recorded in Fiji last year.

 

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