Dengue cases approaching record high in Singapore as infections continue to soar

The number of active clusters has also been increasing.
The number of active clusters has also been increasing.ST PHOTO: KELVIN CHNG

SINGAPORE - Singapore is fast approaching a new record in dengue cases, with 748 people already diagnosed in just four and a half days this week.

The record high is 891 infections a week in 2014, during the biggest outbreak to date when more than 40,000 people were infected over 2013 and 2014.

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