Hawaii County Civil Defense Releases New Map Pinpointing Dengue Fever Cases

This is a Dengue Fever information update for Tuesday December 22nd at 1:15 PM.

Click to enlarge

Click to enlarge

The State Department of Health continues to work with other state and county agencies to control the dengue outbreak. As of 1:00 today the Department of Health reported three additional confirmed cases since yesterday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases since the beginning of the outbreak to 170. These cases include 152 residents and 18 visitors.

Dengue is a virus that is transmitted from an infected person to a mosquito, which can then infect another person. Dengue fever cannot be spread directly from person to person. Of the 167 confirmed cases, 3 are currently in the stage of their illness in which they can infect mosquitoes.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

I do this to keep the spammers away * Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA.