Top 10 dengue-plagued Bohol towns bared

January 15, 2015 11:04 am 

TAGBILARAN CITY, Jan. 15 – The Cebu-based Regional Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (RESU) through the Provincial Health Office (PHO) has bared the top ten Bohol municipalities in with the highest dengue cases and deaths in 2014.

These are the towns of Dauis with 112 cases with no causalty; Guindulman, 69 cases; Carmen, 66; Jagna, 59 with one death; Loon, 58; Panglao, 55 with one death; Talibon, 43; Cortes, 40; and Tubigon, 37, RESU said.

Tagbilaran City is the highest with 346 cases and 3 deaths in the same period. In 2013, the city posted a total of 637 cases with four (4) deaths, RESU said.

In 2013, Loon town topped with 329 cases; Dauis, 240 with two deaths; Jagna, 225; Talibon, 210; Tubigon, 177; Panglao, 113; Baclayon, 112; Carmen, 90; and Guindulman, 60.

PHO is still making a consolidated data on dengue cases of the province for the priod January 2014 to Dec. 31, 2014.

But PHO showed a total of 1,220 cases and four deaths during the period Jnauary 201 to 2nd week of Nov. 2014.

During the same period, Alburquerque had four cases; Alicia, 10; Anda, 10; Antequera, 8; Baclayon, 27; Balilihan, 14; Batuan, 4; Bien-Unido, 15; Bilar, 9 with one death; Buenavista, 7; Calape, 3; Candijay, 21; Carmen, 58; Catigbian, 17; Clarin, 18; Corella, 8; Cortes, 29; Dagohoy, 17; Danao, 6; Dauis, 99; Dimiao, 5; Garcia-Hernandez, 27; Guindulman, 56; and Inabanga, 26.

Jagna, 53; Getafe, 6; Lila, 7; Loay, 5; Loboc, 20; Loon, 46; Mabini, 12; Maribojoc, 21; Panglao, 41 with one death; Pilar, 33; CPG, 4; Sagbayan, 7; San Isidro, 10; San Miguel, 8; Sevilla, 8; Sierra-Bullones, 24; Sikatuna,7; Talibon, 38; Trinidad, 16; Tubigon, 27; Ubay, 10; Valencia, 12; and Tagbilaran City, 277 with 2 deaths.

Bohol posted a total of more than 2,700 in 2010 cases; 623 cases in 2009. The total of 2,102 cases in 2008 surpassed the 1,679 cases in 2007.

Bohol experienced 231 cases and 3 deaths in 2006; 1,113 and 21 deaths in 2005; 283 and 5 deaths in 2004; 365 and 3 deaths in 2003; 289 and 2 deaths in 2002; 712 cases and 5 deaths in 2001; and 70 and zero deaths in 2000,based on the PHO ten-year data. (PNA)

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