Dengue Outbreak Continues – 122 Confirmed Cases 2 More Visitors Infected

The Dengue Fever outbreak on the Big Island continues and the total confirmed amount of cases has risen by 5 more cases since the last update bringing the total amount of confirmed cases to 122.

As of December 2, 2015*:

Hawaii Island residents 106
Visitors 16
Confirmed cases, TOTAL 122

Of the confirmed cases, 106 are Hawaii Island residents and 16 are visitors.
93 cases have been adults; 29 have been children (<18 years of age). Onset of illness has ranged between 9/11/15 – 11/24/15.

As of today, a total of 313 reported potential cases have been excluded based on test results and/or not meeting case criteria.

For Hawaii Island Dengue Fever Unified Command Updates, click HERE.  (Updated December 2, 2015)

Potential areas 12215

HDOH continues to routinely monitor for cases of imported dengue infection on ALL islands and will continue to have Vector Control perform mosquito site assessments and abatement as needed.  Since the beginning of our current investigation on Hawaii island, one imported dengue fever case has been confirmed (on Oahu). This case is not associated with the Hawaii island investigation.

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