The coast went on alert with the latest epidemiological bulletin issued by the state Department of Health (SESA). The file in the report revealed that within a week, there were 72 confirmed cases and 156 probable infections. The number is higher than the total recorded from August 2021 through the first week of April.
Over the months, the district counted 67 cases, and with these new confirmations, the seven municipalities now add up to 139 people with the disease.
See the number of cases by municipality:
- Mattinius: 98 pollutants;
- Pontal do Paraná: 24 polluted;
- Paranagua: 11 polluted;
- Guaratuba: 3 polluted;
- Antonina: 2 Polluted: and
- Guaraqueçaba: 1 Polluted.
The municipality of Moretes is the only one that has not recorded cases in the epidemic year. Despite the expressive increase, there are no deaths in the area and no cases of chikungunya flu or Zika virus.
Enhancement in prevention
Last Wednesday (13) the Agency held the first meeting of the Intersectoral Committee for the Control of Dengue Fever in Paraná for the epidemic period 2021/2022. The meeting, which included several secretariats and government agencies, as well as representatives of the Social Service of Commerce (Sesc/PR), aimed to propose a balance and broad analysis of the measures already adopted to control mosquitoes, while also taking into account the current situation. Status.disease and possible new procedures.
The Secretary of State for Health, Cesar Neves, highlighted the importance of the meeting and the harmonization of procedures. “We are seeing a significant increase in cases in an off-season period, already approaching winter. Faced with this diagnosis, it is important to maintain compatibility between secretariats and state agencies so that we can combat this disease in the most effective way possible.“, pointed out.
The coordinator of environmental monitoring in Sesa, Ivana Belmonte, presented the epidemiological picture of the country and emphasized the need to strengthen campaigns. “Parana has recorded an alarming expansion in dengue cases. We monitor all municipalities, especially the regions with the highest percentage. It is necessary to strengthen the confrontation campaigns at this time so that we have greater adhesion in this battle‘, evaluated it.
* With information from AEN
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