Regional Dengue Situation

Bangladesh

As of 17 December 2022, 81,064 cases and 292 deaths have been reported by the country’s Ministry of Health and the WHO. This is an increase of 15,010 cases and 34 deaths since 22 November 2022.

Cambodia

As of 29 October 2022, a total of 10,189 dengue cases and 16 deaths were reported in Cambodia.

China

As of 31 August 2022, nine cases and no deaths have been reported.

Laos

Laos reported 32,364 cases of dengue fever and 24 deaths in 2022, a significant increase from 1,400 cases in 2021, according to the Lao Health Ministry. The highest number of dengue patients was reported in the Lao capital Vientiane at 15,358, while 4,899 cases were detected in Luang Namtha province, and 1,759 cases were recorded in Luang Prabang province. The 24 deaths included six each in Vientiane and Attapeu, five in Luang Namtha, three in Saravan, two Xieng Khuang, one each in Sekong and Oudomxay province.

Malaysia

As of 3 December 2022, 58,239 cases and 39 deaths have been reported.

Maldives

As of 30 November 2022, 2,368 cases and no deaths have been reported.

Nepal

As of 11 December 2022, 54 232 cases and 67 deaths have been reported.

Pakistan

As of 28 December 2022, 78,554 cases and 149 deaths have been reported.

Philippines

As of 12 November 2022, 201,509 cumulative cases have been reported nationally, a 190% increase compared to the same period in 2021 (69,505). 656 fatalities have been recorded. Regions reporting the most cases include Central Luzon (40,011), Metro Manila (23,330), Calabarzon (17,046) and the Central Visayas (16,542).

Singapore: Dengue cases far exceeded 2021’s total from April onwards

As of 31 December 2022, 32,259 dengue cases have been reported, far exceeding last year’s total of 5,265 cases. The weekly case counts have remained above the epidemic threshold since March 2022.

Sri Lanka: Dengue cases crossed 60K

According to the Epidemiology Unit, Ministry of Health, 63,383 dengue cases have been reported as of 30 December 2022. Colombo and Gampaha in the Western Province saw the greatest number of cases.

Taiwan

As of 31 December 2022, the CDC Taiwan has reported 85 cases of dengue fever, of which 65 cases are imported from Vietnam, Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore, Myanmar, Honduras, Thailand, Nepal and India.

Thailand

As of 29 November 2022, 29,225 cases and no deaths have been reported.

Vietnam

As of 26 November 2022, 325,604 cases and 112 deaths have been reported.

Data sources: Media releases; updated on 09/01/2023

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