Regional Dengue Situation

Bangladesh: Dengue cases surpassed 20,000

As of 10 October 2021, 20,129 cases have been reported, including 76 deaths. This is an increase of 2,772 new cases and 15 new deaths since 26 September 2021.

Cambodia

As of 26 September 2021, 1,257 dengue cases, including three deaths, have been reported in 2021. The number of weekly cases remains lower than the normal range of cases reported from 2015 to 2020 in all provinces.

China

As of 31 August 2021, 30 cases have been reported. This is an increase of six new cases since 12 August 2021.

India

As of 8 November 2021, 60,112 dengue cases have been reported, including 30 deaths. Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra saw the greatest number of cases.

Laos

The cumulative number of cases reported as of 9 October 2021 is 1,150. This is a significant decrease compared to 6,469 cases reported during the same period in 2020. The trend is within seasonally expected levels.

Malaysia: Decrease in Dengue cases in 2021 compared to 2020

As of 9 October 2021, the cumulative number of reported cases is 20,376, inclusive of 14 deaths. This is a 74% decrease compared to 78,303 cases (inclusive of 127 deaths) reported during the same period in 2020.

Nepal

As of 17 October 2021, 255 cases have been reported. This is an increase of 105 new cases since 11 September 2021.

Pakistan

As of 27 October 2021, 25,478 cases have been reported. Dengue is in an upward trend in Pakistan this year. The epidemic has affected Lahore, Rawalpindi and Islamabad.

Singapore: Dengue cases approaching 5,000

As of 6 November 2021, 4,772 dengue cases have been reported.

Sri Lanka: Dengue cases surpassed 15,000 mark

According to the Epidemiology Unit, Ministry of Health, 15,409 dengue cases have been reported as of 5 November 2021. Batticaloa in the Eastern Province and Colombo in the Western Province saw the greatest number of cases.

Vietnam

As of 10 October 2021, 53,489 cases of dengue, including 20 deaths, have been reported. Compared to the same period in 2020 (89,271 cases including 14 deaths), the cumulative number of cases decreased by 40.1%, with six more deaths reported.

Data sources: Media releases; updated on 8/11/2021

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