By Glen S. Ramos
TUGUEGARAO, Cagayan – The Cagayan Provincial Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (PESU) recorded a total of six dengue-related deaths as of July 13, 2022.
The six cases were from the municipalities of Lasam, Baggao, Gattaran, Iguig and Solana.
There is a total of 2,477 dengue cases in the province with Tuguegarao City with the highest number of cases at 300 followed by Lasam-201, Solana-202, Tuao-200, Baggao-190, Gattaran-187, Piat-129 and Aparri-103.
Other towns with high dengue cases were Abulug-74, Alcala-97, Ballesteros-79, Gonzaga-58, Lal-lo-72, Pamplona-95, Peñablanca-64 and Sanchez Mira-61.
Municipalities with low dengue cases were Buguey – 21, Camalaniugan-45, Claveria-17, Iguig-28, Rizal-46, Sta. Ana-43, Sta. Praxedes-8, Sta. Teresita-28 and Sto. Niño-28.
The island municipality of Calayan has recorded zero cases.
According to Dr. Rhea Daquilan, Officer in Charge of the Provincial Health Office (PHO), they are continuously conducting dengue prevention and elimination activities such as residual spraying in communities, search and destroy operations, and regular clean-up activities. (ai/mtvn)