Mansilingan tops Bacolod dengue cases
Barangay Mansilingan has the most number of dengue cases in Bacolod, according to Dr. Grace Tan of the Bacolod City Health Office.
Tan said, for the period January 1 to November 15, 2017, there were 1,724 dengue cases recorded in Bacolod, wherein Brgy. Mansilingan had 142 cases, followed by Brgy. Taculing with 129, Mandalagan with 121, and Brgy. Villamonte with 114. followed by Brgys. Vista Alegre and Granada. These barangays, Dr. Tan said are identified with big population.
Out of 1,724 cases, there were 11 deaths reported, Dr. Tan addedd.
Tan however said, this year’s record is 17.4% lower compared to the same period of last year which had 2,026 cases, with 6 deaths. CHO is continuously conducting information drive for the prevention of dengue, she said. *(Edith B. Colmo)