Sinaloa in ‘red-light’ for dengue with 290 cases


So far, Mazatlán leads the cases of hemorrhagic dengue

Mazatlán, Sinaloa.- In southern Sinaloa there are 290 cases of dengue, both classic and hemorrhagic, reported the Head of the Health Jurisdiction number 6, Andrés Siddhartha Hindú Pérez.

2019 closed with 220 cases of dengue throughout the state.

“In a matter of dengue, until now epidemiological week number 43, which runs until 23 of this month, we have 146 cases throughout the southern area in Escuinapa, in Mazatlan, we have 81 cases, in Rosario, we have 63, Concordia and San Ignacio with the only case “, informed Hindú Pérez.

The official stressed that work is being done in the five municipalities with the municipal presidents, redoubling efforts, in the elimination of breeding sites.

“People from the municipality in Mazatlán are joining to participate in the elimination of breeding sites and in the application of insecticide and the support we have received from the municipality with trucks, personnel and fuel is important,” he said.

This morning municipal authorities led by the mayor of Mazatlán, Luis Guillermo Benítez Torres, in coordination with the Ministry of Health, began the Fumigation and Descaling Days to combat the dengue-transmitting mosquito.


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