Tuesday 24 March 2009

Dengue now 753

There are now 753 cases recorded of Dengue in Far North Queensland.

This includes 740 type 3 and two type 2 in Cairns since 1 December.

The suburbs affected of recent local transmission are:
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.

There have been no recent local transmission in Port Douglas, however three type 3 have been recorded. Yarrabah, 1; Injinoo 1; Mareeba 1; Innisfail 5.

In Townsville there have been 72 cases since 5 January. Suburbs affected with recent local transmission: Belgian Gardens, Kirwan, North Ward/City, South Townsville.

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