Dengue cases increased in Baguio City in 2021
Along with the threat of COVID-19, Baguio City is also facing a surge in dengue cases from January to June 19, 2021, according to data from the City Epidemiology Surveillance Unit (CESU). There have been 202 dengue cases in the area in six months—more than the reported 79 in 2020.
To enforce safety, the Baguio LGU is urging residents to practice dengue prevention and control strategy: search and destroy mosquito breeding areas, self-protection (wearing of mosquito repellents and clothing, using of mosquito nets and window screens), seek consultation, and say no to haphazard fogging .
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