Singapore adds 343 dengue cases in a week

Singapore registered 343 new dengue cases from April 14 to 20, bringing the total number of dengue infections to 6,232 this year, according to the latest data from the National Environment Agency (NEA).

In 2023, the number of dengue cases stood at 9,949, and there were six deaths that year.

The weekly reported dengue cases have remained above 300 in the city-state since the start of this year, according to the NEA.

The number of dengue cases in Singapore doubled in the first quarter compared to the same period last year, with seven deaths recorded.