LC mayor alarmed over high number of dengue cases

11224049_1699494290281637_71938902015269172_nLaoag City Mayor Chevylle Fariñas has expressed alarm over the increasing number of dengue cases in some barangays in this city.

Mayor Fariñas said record from the City Health Office (CHO) has confirmed the more than 400 cases recorded since January.

Fariñas said that city officials are now studying whether there is a need to declare an outbreak of the disease.
The mayor has already instructed barangay officials to intensify anti-dengue campaigns in their areas. (tsj)