Dengue cases still surging with about 250 new infections every day

About 16,100 people have been infected with dengue in  2020, spurred by a sharp surge in cases since May, with 16 deaths.
About 16,100 people have been infected with dengue in 2020, spurred by a sharp surge in cases since May, with 16 deaths.ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

SINGAPORE - Dengue continues to flare across the island with a further 887 people infected in the first 3½ days of this week - or about 250 cases a day.

This will be the fifth consecutive week that case numbers exceed 1,000. In previous years there had never been more than 900 infections recorded in a week.

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