Dengue took 32 lives last year - more than the 29 killed by Covid-19

Almost half, or 13 dengue deaths, occurred between July and September.
Almost half, or 13 dengue deaths, occurred between July and September.ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI

SINGAPORE - Three people died from dengue in the last quarter of 2020, bringing the total deaths for the year to 32.

This is the highest number of deaths seen here in a year, surpassing the 25 in 2005. In most years, fewer than 10 people here die of dengue.

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