NEA Urges All Individuals And Premises Owners To Take Urgent Action As Weekly Dengue Case Numbers Expected To Hit Another Historical Peak Exceeding That Seen In 2020

Singapore, 3 June 2022 – Singapore is currently facing a serious dengue situation, as the reported number of weekly dengue cases continues to rise sharply. This number is expected to hit another historical peak, surpassing the highest weekly figure of 1,787 cases seen in 2020, and may even exceed 2,000 in the month of June, which is just the beginning of the traditional peak dengue season. More than 12,000 cases have been reported this year to date. NEA urges all individuals and premises owners to take urgent action to break disease transmission, by removing stagnant water and potential mosquito breeding habitats.