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Over 4,500 dengue cases have been reported in Singapore since the beginning of this year, and there are currently 12 active dengue clusters. Recent weekly dengue cases have been lower than during the same period in 2020, following the two-year dengue outbreak that spanned 2019 and 2020. However, NEA urges members of the public and …

Project Wolbachia – Singapore has achieved up to 98 per cent suppression of the urban Aedes aegypti mosquito population and 88 percent fewer dengue cases at existing study sites in Yishun, Tampines, Choa Chu Kang and Bukit Batok towns. From the fourth quarter of 2021, male Wolbachia-carrying Aedes aegypti (Wolbachia-Aedes) mosquitoes will be released in selected residential estates and construction sites within study areas. The aim is …

As of 18 November 2020, there have been 33,844 reported dengue cases this year, with 355 cases reported last week. While this is five times lower than the peak of 1,792 seen in July this year, the weekly number of dengue cases remains high, at about two times more than the number of cases seen …

As of 17 August 2020, there have been 25,053 reported dengue cases this year. 1,341 cases were reported last week, a drop of 327 from the week before. Whilst this is more than 400 cases below the historical peak of 1,792 this year, we are still in the midst of the traditional peak dengue season, …

As of 4 August 2020, there have been 22,403 reported dengue cases this year. While there was a more than a 20 per cent decline in cases (of 412 cases) last week, the weekly numbers remain high, and more than 600,000 households are located in over 390 dengue clusters islandwide. As we are still in …

As of 23 July 2020, there have been close to 20, 000 reported dengue cases this year. With the escalating number of dengue cases and more than 600, 000 households located in over 400 dengue clusters islandwide, urgent collective community effort is critical to bring down the case numbers. The National Environment Agency (NEA) is …

Project Wolbachia – Singapore at the Yishun and Tampines study sites has kept the Aedes aegypti mosquito populations at levels that pose low dengue risk for more than a year. From July 2020, the National Environment Agency (NEA) will gradually expand releases of male Wolbachia-carrying Aedes aegypti (Wolbachia-Aedes) mosquitoes to the entire Yishun and Tampines Housing and Development Board (HDB) towns. …

The National Environment Agency (NEA) is seeking community support in our collective dengue prevention efforts, as we enter the traditional peak dengue season. 529 dengue cases were reported in the week ending 16 May 2020, higher than the 300 to 400 weekly cases that we have seen for the first four months this year. As we enter the warmer months ahead, the increased risk of higher transmission …

The National Environment Agency (NEA) has earlier called for stepped-up community action against dengue – necessary even during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019) circuit breaker period. The total number of dengue cases in 2020 has exceeded 6,000 – more than double that over the same period in 2019. The number of weekly dengue cases remains …

The National Environment Agency (NEA) calls for urgent stepped-up community action against dengue – necessary even amidst the COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019) circuit breaker period. The total number of dengue cases in 2020 as at mid-April is already close to 5,800, more than double that over the same period in 2019. With the traditional dengue …