Two Months 81 DHF Cases, Two Ngawi Residents Died

NAW, Jawa Pos Radar Madiun – Cases of dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) have emerged in the midst of attention to the threat of the third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Ngawi Health Office (Dinkes) recorded an additional 81 new dengue cases since last November.

This number almost equals the cumulative 98 cases from January to October. “There has been a significant increase in dengue cases in the last two months,” said the Head of Disease Prevention and Control (P2P) at the Ngawi Health Office, Endah Pratiwi, Friday (17/12).

There were 179 cases of the disease caused by the bite of the Aedes aegypti mosquito as of mid-December. The terror resulted in the lives of two sufferers lost. “In addition to Covid-19, residents must also be aware of the threat of dengue fever. Because this is the rainy season,”he said.

Endah said that the P2P field had dispatched an epidemiological team to investigate dengue cases in a number of areas. This step is considered useless if public awareness of implementing 3M plus is low. ”Most people still use water reservoirs in the bathroom. If it is not regularly drained every six days, mosquito breeding will not be controlled,” he said. (sae/c1/cor/her)

NAW, Jawa Pos Radar Madiun – Cases of dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) have emerged in the midst of attention to the threat of the third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Ngawi Health Office (Dinkes) recorded an additional 81 new dengue cases since last November.

This number almost equals the cumulative 98 cases from January to October. “There has been a significant increase in dengue cases in the last two months,” said the Head of Disease Prevention and Control (P2P) at the Ngawi Health Office, Endah Pratiwi, Friday (17/12).

There were 179 cases of the disease caused by the bite of the Aedes aegypti mosquito as of mid-December. The terror resulted in the lives of two sufferers lost. “In addition to Covid-19, residents must also be aware of the threat of dengue fever. Because this is the rainy season,”he said.

Endah said that the P2P field had dispatched an epidemiological team to investigate dengue cases in a number of areas. This step is considered useless if public awareness of implementing 3M plus is low. ”Most people still use water reservoirs in the bathroom. If it is not regularly drained every six days, mosquito breeding will not be controlled,” he said. (sae/c1/cor/her)

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