Dengue cases swell to 1,689 with  three deaths

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The number of dengue cases across Panama has risen to 1,689  with three deaths, two in San Miguelito and one in Panama City reports the Ministry of Health (Minsa).

There 137 cases with alarm sign s and  7 cases of severe dengue.

The health regions with the highest rates of dengue cases are  Colón, Panamá Norte, Panamá Metro, Panamá Oeste, and San Miguelito.

The Ministry  recommends that the population continue with prevention measures to stop the spread of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, the main transmitter of dengue and other diseases  by eliminating potential breeding sites containing water, even in small amounts


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