More than 3,000 dengue cases this year, number of infections by end-May likely to top last year's total

There have already been three deaths this year caused by the mosquito-borne disease.
There have already been three deaths this year caused by the mosquito-borne disease.ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI

SINGAPORE - The number of dengue infections has crossed the 3,000 mark this year after rising for six consecutive weeks. By the end of this month, the number of infections will likely top last year's total of 3,285.

There were 194 cases reported last week, and 139 between Sunday and 3pm on Wednesday.

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