Regional Dengue Situation
Bangladesh: Dengue cases crossed 500 mark by July 2021As of 8 July 2021, Bangladesh has reported 565 dengue cases.
Cambodia: One fatality in the first six months of 2021As of 05 June 2021, 685 dengue cases, including one death, have been reported in Cambodia. This cumulative number represents approximately a five-fold decrease as compared to the number of cases reported during the same period in 2020 (n=2,305). The number of cases reported weekly remains within the normal range of cases reported from 2015 to 2020, excluding 2019. The reported number of dengue cases is lower in all provinces compared to trends observed in 2020.
Laos: Dengue cases in Laos crossed 300 markAs of 05 June 2021, the total number of cases reported is 316. This is almost 4.4 times lower compared to the same period in 2020 when 1,388 cases were reported. The trend is within seasonally expected levels.
Malaysia: Decrease in Dengue cases in the first six months of 2021As of 12 June 2021, the cumulative number of reported cases is 12,188. This is a significant decrease compared to 48,584 cases reported during the same period in 2020. As of epidemiological week 23, eight dengue-related deaths have been reported in 2021, compared to 84 deaths during the same period in 2020.
Singapore: Dengue cases surpassed 3K markAs of 10 July 2021, 3,478 dengue cases and 32 active dengue clusters have been reported.
Sri Lanka: Batticaloa saw the most number of Dengue fever cases in the first seven months of 2021According to the Epidemiology Unit, Ministry of Health, 9,765 dengue cases have been reported as of 14 July 2021. Batticaloa in the Eastern Province and Colombo in the Western Province saw the most number of cases.
Data sources: Media releases; updated on 16/07/2021