February 8, 2023

newspaper | Castillo records the first death from dengue fever in the municipality in 2023

The victim was 77 years old with comorbidities. According to the Ministry of Health, eight deaths suspected of being related to the disease are being investigated this year.

Posted on Jan 24, 2023 at 7:04 pm

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municipality CastleIn the south of the stateThe first death due to dengue fever was recorded in 2023. According to the municipal government, the victim was a 77-year-old woman, who had comorbidities and died on January 9.

The Aedes aegypti mosquito is a vector of dengue fever, Zika virus, and chikungunya
The Aedes aegypti mosquito is the vector of dengue. (disclosure)

By correspondent Tomaz Albano of The Gazeta Sol TVMayor Joao Paulo Nali said that 1,749 notifications have already been registered in Castelo and 487 cases have been confirmed by the Ministry of Health.

The mayor also reported that employees of various secretariats are working on the streets of the city working on the prevention of dengue fever. In addition, at the beginning of the month, the smoky car was used more than once in all neighborhoods. At present, there are no hospitalized people with this disease in the municipality.

Altogether, it has been reported 3613 cases of dengue in the state with an incidence of 88.90 cases per 100,000 residents between the first two weeks of the month. Behind Castillo, there were other municipalities with a high rate Sao Roque do CanaanAnd Villa ValerioAnd byoma And Santa Teresa.

Eight deaths are under investigation

Report contacted Sesa and said, via a note, that reported cases as of the third week of January had reached 5,915 across the state, and eight suspected dengue-related deaths were under investigation this year. “But none of them have been confirmed yet,” he added.

It also stated that the cases reported until the third week of last January amounted to 5,915 cases across the country. He announced that, “In Espírito Santo, there are eight deaths under investigation that are suspected to be linked to dengue fever. But none have been confirmed yet.”

Finally, it indicates that all populations need to cooperate to prevent the spread of Aedes aegypti. It listed the procedures that can be adopted:

  • avoid stagnant water in small items, tires, bottles and plant vases;
  • Always keep the water tank closed and do periodic cleaning;
  • Sealing wells and tanks.
  • Dispose of garbage properly.

The secretary was also released Link To access newsletters and a Campaign against mosquitoes.

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