Regional Dengue Situation

Bangladesh

As of 26 July 2022, 6,673 cases and eight deaths have been reported. There has been a recent upsurge in dengue transmission in the Cox's Bazar district that significantly exceeds expected seasonal trends.

Cambodia

As of 7 July 2022, a total of 3,322 dengue cases and nine deaths (case fatality rate (CFR) 0.3%) have been reported. This is 295% higher compared to the number of cases reported in the same period of 2021 (842 cases; one death). The number of cases reported weekly is higher than the mean numbers but lower than the means plus two standard deviations during 2015-2020.

Laos

As of 9 July 2022, 6,393 cases have been reported. This is 1,210% higher compared to the 488 cases reported during the same period in 2021. The cumulative number of deaths in 2022 is 10 (CFR 0.2%).

Malaysia: Increase in Dengue cases in 2022 compared to 2021

As of 9 July 2022, the cumulative number of reported dengue cases is 26,420 including 19 fatalities. This is a 79.5% increase compared to 14,715 cases and nine deaths reported during the same period in 2021.

Maldives

As of 31 May 2022, 344 cases have been reported.

Nepal

As of 24 July 2022, 232 cases have been reported. This is an increase of 177 cases since 21 May 2022.

Pakistan

As of 4 July 2022, 875 cases confirmed cases have been reported. This is an increase of 666 cases since 24 June 2022.

Philippines

As of 25 June 2022, the Philippines has reported 64,797 dengue cases and 274 deaths (CFR 0.4%). This is 90% higher compared to the 34,074 cases and 112 deaths (CFR 0.36%) reported in the same period in 2021.

Singapore: Dengue cases as of July 2022, far exceeded 2021’s total

As of 30 July 2022, 22,463 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 40K

According to the Epidemiology Unit, Ministry of Health, 35,760 dengue cases have been reported as of 3 August 2022. Colombo and Gampaha in the Western Province saw the greatest number of cases.

Thailand

As of 19 July 2022, 8,660 cases have been reported. This is an increase of 4,745 cases since 20 June 2022.

Vietnam

As of 9 July 2022, 103,433 dengue cases, including 37 deaths, have been reported in Viet Nam. Compared to the same period in 2021 (35,936 cases and nine deaths), the cumulative number of cases in 2022 has increased by 156%.

Data sources: Media releases; updated on 04/08/2022

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