DARAGA, ALBAY — In a special session held on August 6, 2019 by the Sangguiang Bayan in Daraga, Albay, the Municipal Council declares the entire town of Daraga under State of Calamity due to dengue outbreak.

DZGB On Assignment! Isinairarom na sa STATE OF CALAMITY an banwaan kan Daraga dahilan sa padagos na paglangkaw kan…

Posted by Renz Luna on Thursday, August 8, 2019

46 out of the town’s 54 barangays reported at least 334 dengue cases from January to July of this year compared to 25 cases from the same period last year, a more than 1,000% increase.

Just in: Daraga is officially under State of Calamity due to Dengue Outbreak.

Posted by PIA Albay on Thursday, August 8, 2019

Just this week, the Department of Health CHD Region 5 recorded more than 4,000 cases with at least 40 deaths this year brought about by Dengue.

(via PIA-Albay/Renz Luna/DZGB/Facebook)

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