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Saturday, August 27, 2011

Philippines : 6,778 dengue cases, 33 deaths in Calabarzon

Article via GMA News, excerpt :

" At least 6,778 cases, including 33 deaths, have been recorded in Region IV-A or Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, and Quezon) so far this year, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said.

In its August 26 report, the NDRRMC said Rizal, followed by Laguna and Batangas, had the most cases in the five provinces of the region.

"Department of Health IV-A records showed that) from January to (first) week of August 2011, there were 6,778 cases of dengue with 33 deaths recorded in the region," it said.

While Rizal had the most number of cases, Batangas had the most number of deaths at 11."

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