September is Dengue’s Deadliest Month

LAOAG CITY (Oct. 13) – City Administrator Perry Martinez reported that the month of September recorded the highest number of dengue cases in this city with 92 victims.

Based on the records at the Dengue War Room, Martinez said that during the period from January to October, Laoag City Health Office recorded some 325 cases with 4 deaths.

For this month, he said that only 17 cases had been recorded.

Martinez renewed his public appeal saying always observe cleanliness in surroundings to keep away mosquitoes.

A Dengue War Room was established at the City Hall following the declaration of Laoag City under state of calamity due to the outbreak of dengue flu virus in the city.