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Dengue victims have risen to 15,000 people, the number of regions has set an extraordinary event



Report from Tribunnews.com, Apfia Tioconny Billy

TRIBUNNEWS.COM, JAKARTA – The number of patients and victims who died of dengue fever (DHF) increased.

Data from the Ministry of Health by 31 January 2019 was 15,132 patients with dengue fever and 145 deaths.

There are upwards of 1449 people compared to the number of people suffering from the disease on January 29, 2019, when they were 13,683 people and 133 died.

Widyawati, head of Widyawati's Department of Communication and Service, said several regions started creating emergency events (KLB) W1 (outbreaks).

"Regions declared by KLB are Kapuas District, Kupang City, West Manggarai Regency, Ponorogo Regency and North Sulawesi Province," said Widyawati on Thursday (31 March 2019) at the Department of Health.

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Districts / cities that reported dengue cases up to 390 from 33 provinces and 259 districts / cities increased DHF.

The age group of most patients ranged in age from 5-14 years with a share of 41.25%, then from 15-44 years to 38.5%, at age 1-4 years 8.96%, aged over 44 at the age of 9, 89 percent, and under one year to 1.55 percent.

The death rate was also most at the age of 5-14, which reached 57.89% 145 persons, age 15-44 years to 19.3%, age 1-4 years to 12.28%, over 44 to 8 years, 77 percent and 1.75 percent for people under one year of age.

To continue the prediction of mosquito-borne diseases, Aedes Aegypti, the Ministry of Health sent a circular letter to the governor, which mobilized the 3M breeding and activated the DHF working group in each district.


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