Monday 30 March 2009

881 cases of Dengue now recorded

There have now been a staggering 880 cases of Dengue recorded since the outbreak first started in early December.

Cairns: 790
Suburbs affected with known recent transmission:
Bayview Heights, Bungalow, Cairns North, Edge Hill, Edmonton, Gordonvale, Holloways Beach, Machans Beach, Manoora, Manunda, Parramatta Park, Redlynch, Trinity Beach, Westcourt, White Rock, Whitfield, Yorkeys Knob.

Port Douglas (no known recent transmission): 3
Yarrabah (no known recent transmission): 1
Injinoo (no known recent transmission): 1
Mareeba: 1
Innisfail: 11

Townsville: 72

'No known recent transmission' means no known confirmed cases of dengue fever acquired in that location/suburb for more than one month. However, outbreaks are only considered over once three months have passed since the last case.

1 comment:

Simon & F Dawson, Aeroglen said...

We should name this Dengue season in honour of the Council head man ... Noel Briggs... When he goes, and we know Val, Kirsten, Dianne want hiom out, he will leave a bloody awful legacy to this community.