Dengue infections on the rise; outbreak has close to 3,000 people hospitalised and 20 dead

A dengue alert banner in Jurong West Street 61 on Nov 21, 2019. The National Environment Agency expects the number of dengue cases to remain high into 2020.
A dengue alert banner in Jurong West Street 61 on Nov 21, 2019. The National Environment Agency expects the number of dengue cases to remain high into 2020.ST PHOTO: KELVIN CHNG

SINGAPORE - Another two people have died from dengue in the past fortnight, bringing the total deaths for the year to 20, even as infections continue to rise.

The two who died this month were aged 52 and 78. One lived within an active dengue cluster.

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