TRIBUN-BALI.COM, MANGUPURA – In the middle of the rainy season Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever (DHF) usually a scourge for society.
However, for the district Badung in 2021 the number of cases of disease caused by the bite of the Aedes aegypti mosquito turned out to be much lower compared to 2020.
Based on data from the Health Office, the number of dengue cases in 2020 was 2,676 cases.
Meanwhile, cases of dengue fever in 2021 were 340 cases.
However, the Badung Health Office hopes that the downward trend in cases will also occur in 2022, accompanied by jumantic efforts and public awareness to eradicate mosquito breeding.
Head of Health Service Badung, Dr. I Nyoman Gunarta did not deny this.
His party admitted that the number of dengue cases in 2021 would reach 340 cases.
Even worse, in 2020 it reached 2,679
“In 2021 it decreased drastically. Even during the rainy season of September-December 2021, there were no significant additions of cases. Hopefully, we can maintain the trend of last year (2021) which was already good,” he said Friday, January 14, 2022.
Doctor from Sibang Gede Village, Abiansemal Badung It acknowledged that the age category with the highest prevalence of dengue fever was still in the category of teenagers and productive ages.