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Dengue fever cases top 11,000 in Taiwan

Dengue fever cases top 11,000 in Taiwan

Taipei, Sept. 17 (CNA) The number of dengue fever cases recorded in Taiwan since the start of summer this year has climbed to 11,006, up 622 cases from the previous day -- the biggest daily increase to date, the Centers for Disease Control said Thursday. The southern municipalities of Tainan and Kaohsiung account for the bulk of the outbreak. As of Wednesday, 9,634 infections had been reported in Tainan, 531 cases more from the previous day. The neighboring city of Kaohsiung had 1,135 cases, while other cities and counties had far fewer, CDC data show. (By Lee Hsin-Yin)


Updated : 2021-09-27 08:43 GMT+08:00