The National Epidemiological Surveillance System (Sinave) reported in Coahuila the first six positive cases for dengue of the year and none are concentrated in the Lagunera Region. Four cases were classified as Non-Severe Dengue (DNG), one as Dengue with Alarm Signs (DCSA) and one as Severe Dengue (DG). No deaths are reported.
The federal Ministry of Health reported that a person who contracted the viral infection transmitted by mosquitoes is originally from the municipality of Allende, while two cases were registered in Múzquiz, two in Acuña and one in Piedras Negras. So far in 2021, 213 suspected cases have been studied in this entity.
This information is public and corresponds to epidemiological week number 35 that includes from August 29 to September 4 of the current year.
Just yesterday, the State Health Secretariat confirmed these six cases of dengue. However, it revealed that in each municipality there are two cases and that all were classic dengue (DNG).
The neighboring state of Durango remains at zero Regarding the incidence of dengue, while in the whole country, the registry is 1,999 positive cases of dengue, of which 64% of the infections correspond to the entities of Morelos, Veracruz, Guerrero, Oaxaca and Michoacán.
In the Mexican Republic so far there has been an accumulated 8 deaths due to this disease and they occurred in the states of Morelos (1), Guerrero (1), Oaxaca (3), Michoacán (2) and Jalisco (1). Throughout Mexico, 19 thousand 474 suspected cases have been studied.
Dengue is a viral disease that is transmitted by female mosquitoes, mainly of the Aedes Aegypti species, which sometimes evolves into a life-threatening condition.
To prevent this disease, it is important that the population actively participate with the disposal of pots, turn over buckets, bottles and any container that can accumulate water, use personal protection at home such as mosquito nets on the windows, repellent and cover exposed skin with sleeve long and pants.