There are 870 confirmed cases of dengue fever in the cities of the area – Area

There were 870 confirmed cases of dengue fever in the area this Thursday (28). São Leopoldo leads with 780 cases and there are still 640 suspected cases in the city. Sapucaia do Sul, which yesterday confirmed the first death from the disease in the area, reached 78 cases of dengue, six cases of Zika, two cases of Chikungunya and three cases of dengue with zika. Esteio has 12 positive cases so far.

Photo: Diego da Rosa / GES

On social media, Sapucaia do Sul town hall apologized for the death caused by the disease and reiterated the care needed to prevent the spread of the Aedes aegypti mosquito.

“It is important to raise the awareness of all residents, as it is a problem that affects everyone,” the municipal health agency warned through the press office.

According to the City Hall, the Health Inspectorate has also carried out campaigns in all districts.

In São Leopoldo, the destruction of mosquito breeding grounds continues.

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