Regional Dengue Situation
Cambodia: Number of dengue cases approaching 600 mark by May 2021As of 8 May 2021, 578 dengue cases, including one death, have been reported in Cambodia. This represents a decrease of 72.4% compared to the number of cases reported during the same period in 2020 (n=2,095). Weekly cases remain within the normal range reported from 2015 to 2020, excluding 2019. The cases are lower in all provinces compared to trends observed in 2020.
Laos: Dengue cases in Laos surpassed the 200 markAs of 8 May 2021, 231 cases have been reported. This represents a 3.7-fold decrease compared to the 858 cases reported during the same period in 2020. The trend is within seasonally expected levels.
Malaysia: Decrease in number of Dengue cases in first five month of 2021As of 8 May 2021, 9,715 dengue cases (inclusive of five deaths) have been reported in Malaysia. This is a significant decrease compared to 40,397 cases and 68 deaths reported during the same period in 2020.
Nepal: 38 Dengue cases in first five months of 2021As of 15 May 2021, Nepal has reported 38 cases.
Pakistan: Dengue cases crossed 1K markAs of 15 May 2021, Pakistan has reported 1,115 cases of dengue.
Philippines: Dengue cases on a downward trend in first quarter of 2021As of 27 March 2021, the Philippines reported 17,630 dengue cases, including 63 deaths. The number of cases is 63% lower compared to the 47,249 cases reported in the same period in 2020.
Singapore: Dengue cases approaching 3K markSingapore has witnessed 130 dengue cases in the week ending 29 May 2021, 11 cases more than that reported in the previous week. As of 29 May 2021, 2,761 dengue cases and 22 active dengue clusters have been reported in the country.
Sri Lanka: Batticaloa saw the most number of Dengue fever cases in the first six months of 2021According to the Epidemiology Unit, Ministry of Health, 7,873 dengue cases have been reported as of 4 June 2021. Batticaloa in the Eastern Province and Colombo in the Western Province saw the most number of cases.
PThailand: Dengue cases crossed 2KAs of 21 May 2021, Thailand has reported 2,131 dengue cases.
Vietnam: Dengue cases approaching 25K markAs of 9 May 2021, 24,000 cases, including five deaths, have been reported in Viet Nam. Compared to the same period in 2020 (25,889 cases including three deaths), the cumulative number of cases decreased by 7.3%, with two more deaths reported.
Data sources: Media releases; updated on 07/06/2021