Regional Dengue Situation

Bangladesh

As of 5 October 2022, 18,646 cases and 63 deaths have been reported.

Cambodia

As of 10 September 2022, a total of 7,229 dengue cases and 13 deaths were reported in Cambodia. The number of cases reported weekly is lower than the mean number of cases during 2015-2020. The number of cases is expected to increase as dengue usually occurs duing the rainy season between June and October.

China

There have been no new report from China since July 2022. There have been a total of eight dengue cases and no deaths in the country from January to July 2022. The trend for 2022 remains low.

India

As of 31 August 2022, 30,627 cases and 12 deaths have been reported.

Laos

As of 17 September 2022, the cumulative number of cases reported is 22,392. This is 22 times higher compared to the 1,017 cases reported during the same period (epidemiological week 1 to week 37) in 2021. The cumulative number of deaths in 2022 to date is 17.

Malaysia: Increase in Dengue cases in 2022 compared to 2021

As of 3 September 2022, a total of 37,950 cases were reported. This is an increase of 19,731 cases (108%) compared to 18,219 cases reported during the same period (epidemiological week 1 to week 34) in 2021. Up until epidemiological week 34, a total of 22 deaths due to dengue had been reported (CFR 0.06%) in 2022, compared to 10 deaths during the same period in 2021 (CFR 0.06%).

Philippines

As of 3 September 2022, there have been 145,650 cases and 462 deaths (CFR 0.3%), which is 168% higher compared to the 54,298 cases reported in the same period in 2021.

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

As of 1 october 2022, 28,196 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 the beginning of March 2022.

Sri Lanka: Dengue cases approaching 50K

According to the Epidemiology Unit, Ministry of Health, 48,978 dengue cases have been reported as of 12 October 2022. Colombo and Gampaha in the Western Province saw the greatest number of cases.

Taiwan

As of 13 October 2022, the CDC Taiwan has reported 62 imported cases of dengue fever, of which 42 cases are imported from Vietnam, Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore, Myanmar, Honduras and Thailand.

Vietnam

As of 6 August 2022, 199,518 dengue cases and 78 deaths have been reported. The cumulative number of cases was 4.2 times higher compared to the same period in 2021 (47,504 cases and 21 deaths(CFR 0.04%).

Data sources: Media releases; updated on 10/09/2022

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