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28 barangays dengue hotspots
BY CARLA GOMEZ

Dengue cases in Negros Occidental hit 1,279 with 13 deaths as of July 8 and 28 barangay hotspots, the Provincial Health Office reported yesterday.

The 1,279 cases from January to July 8 showed a 19 percent decrease, or 292 cases less than the 1,571 in 2016, the PHO report said.

However, there were 13 deaths from January 1 to July 8 compared to 8 in the same period last year, the report added.

The 13 deaths were in San Carlos City with 4, Sagay City and Kabankalan City – 2 each, and Escalante City, Victorias City, Bago City, Silay City and Hinigaran – 1 each.

The 28 barangays identified with three or more dengue cases in four consecutive weeks were: Calumangan - 5, Ma-ao Barrio – 3, Jorge L. Araneta - 5, Dulao – 3, Mailum - 3, and Lag-asan – 10 in Bago City; Barangay 3, EB Magalona - 3;

Barangay 2 - 7 and Tagda - 11 in Hinigaran; Barangay 6 - 4, Salong- 9, Binicuil- 6, and Barangay 1 - 3 in Kabankalan City; Nagasi – 23 and Haguimit – 3 in La Carlota City; Puso, La Castellana- 3; Blumentritt, Murcia - 3;

Miranda, Pontevedra -4;Molocaboc, Sagay City – 6; Bunga, Salvador Benedicto – 4; Prosperidad - 4 and Codcod -3 in San Carlos City; Mambulac - 3, Guinhalaran - 9, and EustaquioLopez – 3 in Silay City; Matab-ang, Talisay City - 3; and Barangay 9 – 4 and Barangay 1 – 4 in Victorias City.

San Carlos City still had the most number of dengue cases at 201, followed by Silay City – 107, BagoCity – 114, KabankalanCity –90, La Carlota City – 71, Victorias City - 70, SagayCity - 67;

Hinigaran- 56, TalisayCity - 51, E.B. Magalona – 50, Escalante City – 36, Cadiz City – 32, HimamaylanCity -31, Murcia – 30, Cauayan-27, Binalbagan - 26, Calatrava – 22, Pontevedra – 22;

La Castellana – 21, Salvador Benedicto – 21, Pulupandan – 19, Ilog – 18, Manapla – 16, Moises Padilla – 15, Isabela – 13, Valladolid – 13, Hinoba-an – 11, San Enrique – 9, Toboso – 4, SipalayCity – 2.*CPG

 

 

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