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The state records two deaths and 1,400 cases of dengue fever in a week

The state records two deaths and 1,400 cases of dengue fever in a week

Data from the SES indicates that the infection rate has decreased compared to the previous publication

Pictures of stagnant water in arid lands. (Photo: Marcelo Camargo/Agência Brasil)

Mato Grosso do Sul recorded two deaths and 1,449 new cases of dengue fever in one week, according to the epidemiological bulletin issued by the state health department, Thursday (8).

Two residents of Aparecida do Tabado, a city 458 km from the capital, were victims of the disease caused by the Aedes aegypti mosquito and died on the sixth day.

State data indicates that 11 deaths are still under investigation. It is worth noting that the country is still ranked tenth in the national ranking of possible cases and the percentage of dengue fever.

In the local panorama, 72 out of 79 municipalities are on high alert. According to the volume, the notification is issued when the indicator exceeds 300 cases per 100,000 residents.

profile account – According to the bulletin, children and adolescents between the ages of 10 and 19 are the most affected with 19.64% of confirmed diagnoses. Women account for 52.5% of cases.

In five months, the capital has recorded 8,570 probable cases of dengue. According to the CCEV (Coordination for Vector Endemic Disease Control) notification map, the neighborhoods most susceptible to dengue are: Caiobá, Tiradentes, Chácara dos Poderes, Los Angeles, Maria Aparecida Pedrossian, Nova Lima, Noroeste and Tijuca.

Geographically, Três Lagoas has the highest number of deaths related to the disease, with six deaths. Dorados, Campo Grande and Aquidawana are also listed as municipalities with three confirmed deaths.

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