Regional Dengue Situation

Bangladesh: Dengue cases approaching 20,000

As of 26 September 2021, 17,357 cases have been reported, including 61 deaths. This is an increase of 11,257 new cases and 36 new deaths since 15 August 2021.

Cambodia

As of 11 September 2021, 1,174 dengue cases, including three deaths, have been reported in Cambodia. The number of cases reported weekly remains lower than the range of cases reported from 2015 to 2020. The reported number of dengue cases is lower in all provinces compared to trends observed in 2020.

India

As of 8 October 2021, 14,044 dengue cases have been reported, including four deaths. Kerala and Tamil Nadu saw the greatest number of cases.

Laos

As of 11 September 2021, the cumulative number of cases reported is 989. This is more than five times lower compared to the same period in 2020 when 5,510 cases were reported. The trend is within seasonally expected levels.

Malaysia: Decrease in Dengue cases in 2021 compared to 2020

As of 18 September 2021, 18,988 dengue cases have been reported compared to 74,443 in the same period in 2020 (74.1% reduction). The number of deaths due to dengue till today stands at 11, compared to 123 in the same period in 2020.

Pakistan

As of 21 August 2021, 2,875 cases have been reported. This is an increase of 160 new cases since 14 August 2021.

Singapore: Dengue cases approaching 5,000

As of 25 September 2021, 4,281 dengue cases have been reported.

Sri Lanka: Dengue cases surpassed 10,000 mark

According to the Epidemiology Unit, Ministry of Health, 13,322 dengue cases have been reported as of 7 October 2021. Batticaloa in the Eastern Province and Colombo in the Western Province saw the most number of cases.

Taiwan: Nine cases of Dengue fever are imported as of October 2021

As of 8 October 2021, the CDC Taiwan has reported nine cases of dengue fever. All were imported cases from Philippines (n=2), Cambodia (n=1), Vietnam (n=5) and Indonesia (n=1).

Vietnam

As of 12 September 2021, a total of 48,256 cases of dengue, including 18 deaths, have been reported in VietNam. Compared to the same period in 2020 (70,501 cases including 10 deaths), the cumulative number of cases decreased by 31.6%, with eight more deaths reported.

Data sources: Media releases; updated on 11/10/2021

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