More people have died from dengue than from Covid-19 in Singapore this year

The outbreak this year is the worst dengue epidemic ever experienced in Singapore.
The outbreak this year is the worst dengue epidemic ever experienced in Singapore.PHOTO: LIANHE ZAOBAO

SINGAPORE - At least one more person has died from dengue this year, bringing the total to 29 deaths by end-September, or more than the 28 people who have died from Covid-19 in Singapore.

When asked if there have been more dengue deaths since then, the Ministry of Health (MOH) declined to say, adding that death numbers are reported quarterly.

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