No dengue ‘outbreak’ in Cebu City yet

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health (CHD) does not consider the current dengue situation in the city as an outbreak yet. Doctor Ilya Tac-an of the CHD said that the current spike of dengue cases…

Palma urges faithful to pray for those affected by dengue

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Amid the rising number of dengue cases in Cebu and in other parts of Central Visayas, Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma said the Archdiocese would include a prayer for relief from dengue and for…

Number of dengue cases may continue to rise, says DOH-7 

Morexette Marie Erram 06/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) has reiterated its reminders and caution to the public when it comes to dengue. Local health officials here said that they are expecting the number of dengue…

Rise of dengue cases in Lapu-Lapu alarm officials

Futch Anthony Inso 06/02/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The dengue cases in Lapu-Lapu City have climbed to 821, a city health official said. Dr. Agnes Realiza, head of the City Health Office in Lapu-Lapu City, revealed that from January to May…

Lapu intensifies war vs dengue amid rise in cases

Futch Anthony Inso 05/25/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Government is intensifying its campaign against mosquitoes after the city recorded a rise in dengue cases. Dr. Agnes Realiza, head of the City Health Office (CHO), told CDN Digital that…

Rama orders intensified anti-dengue operations

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has ordered intensified anti-dengue operations following the rise dengue cases and deaths in the first half of 2022.  In a phone conference, Rama said he had instructed the…

Dengue cases in Central Visayas up by 287% with 31 deaths

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The increase in dengue cases is not only noted in Cebu City but also in the entire Central Visayas, data from local health officials showed. The Regional Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit here (RESU-7)…

The rise of Dengue: 422 cases in Cebu City for first 5 months of 2022

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Dengue cases increased by tenfold in 2022 compared to 2021 drawing concern from the Cebu City Health Department (CHD). Acting City Health Officer, Doctor Jeffrey Ibones, said that the city recorded a total…

43 dengue cases recorded in Mandaue in 1st quarter of 2022

Mary Rose Sagarino 04/30/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Health Office (CHO) has recorded 43 dengue cases during the first quarter of the year. Percy Mendoza-Pongasi, CHO dengue coordinator said most of the cases involved kids. She added that…

Increase in dengue cases in Central Visayas seen this year

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Local health officials in Central Visayas are bracing for an increase in dengue cases this year. As of March 26, the Department of Health in the region (DOH-7) has already recorded 1,468 cases…

DOH-7 records 89% decrease in dengue cases for 1st half of 2021

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Central Visayas saw a massive drop in the number of dengue cases during the first half of 2021. The Department of Health here (DOH-7) reported 976 dengue cases, of which seven were mortalities,…

Central Visayas has 8.7K dengue cases since January

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — While all eyes are fixed on the current health emergency brought by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), an old health challenge, dengue, has gone off-course as the region saw a continued increase of the…

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