A high incidence of the disease affects 26 municipalities; Capital accounts for 4% of cases nationwide
The state recorded 1,430 active cases of dengue over the past week, according to data from the state health department. With two confirmed deaths, the epidemiological bulletin for the seventh week of 2023 was issued on Friday (24).
The survey indicates that Mato Grosso do Sul remains the 10th highest incidence of dengue in all of Brazil. In the document, 26 municipalities are on high alert for the disease caused by Aedes aegypti.
They are: Batayporã, Bodoquena, Bonito, Jaraguari, Caracol, Ladário, Guia Lopes da Laguna, Figueirão, Maracaju, Miranda, and Corumbá. Itapura, Agua Clara, Caselandia, Cedrolandia, Brazil, Antonio Joao, Tres Lagoas, Jardim, Bella Vista, Rio Verde de Mato Grosso, Rio Negro and Evenhaima. They all had more than 10 active cases of the disease.
The capital recorded 4% of the rates presented by the file, with 220 cases confirmed by laboratory tests. Results are usually released within two to five days, depending on demand.
Children and young adults between the ages of 10 and 29 continue to make up the majority of probable dengue cases, as well as women, with 51.5% of probable cases during the period from 16 to 23 February.
How to prevent The disease is transmitted by vector mosquitoes Aedes aegypti. The main form of combat is to reduce the breeding centers of insects, which are also vectors of other diseases such as Zika that it chikungunya.
The full epidemiological bulletin can be found at the address click here.
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