Dr Asadang Ruayajin, DDC’s deputy director general, said that since January 1 to April 7, 8,147 people in the provinces of Ang Thong, Rayong and Phichit have been infected with dengue fever and four have died from the disease so far.
“The number of infections [over 8,000] is very high compared to previous years, so the situation needs to be monitored very carefully,” he said.
In order to circumvent an increase in infections, Asadang urged people to get rid of breeding grounds for mosquito larvae, adding that people can call the 1422 DDC hotline for advice.
Published : April 10, 2020
By : The Nation