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Dengue claims one more life taking the total to 5

Bolikhamxay has reported one death related to mosquito-borne dengue as 35 new infections were reported nationwide yesterday.

The dengue death toll currently stands at 5 including two in Vientiane Capital and one each in Xayaboury, Khammuan and Bolikhamxay.

Since December 28, 2019 some 1,676 dengue cases have been reported in the Lao PDR.

Vientiane Capital has the highest number of dengue infections, currently standing at 391, followed by Vientiane 235, Attapeu 231, Borikhamxay 174, and Khammuan 149.

Savannakhet has reported 113 cases, Saravan has done 98, Xayaboury 92, Xekong 48, Luang Namtha 39, Xaysomboun 32 and Oudomxay 32.

Luang Prabang has 29 cases, Bokeo does 15, Champassak 10, Phongsaly 5 and Huaphan 1. No dengue infections has been reported in Xieng Khuang, a northern province.

 

 

Source: Lao News Agency

 

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