Aracaju has an index of 0.8 – considered low risk – for Aedes aegypti outbreaks and epidemics. The information was released this Tuesday (14), by the Municipal Health Department on data from the sixth and last Aedes aegypti Rapid Index Survey (LIRAa) carried out between the 6th and 10th of November.
The data indicate that the capital of Sergipe recorded the lowest rate of mosquito infestation in the last 20 years for the month of November. Of the 48 neighborhoods in the capital, 30 were classified as low risk and 18 as medium risk of infestation. Are they:
- Santa Maria
- Porto Dantas
- San José
- Getulio Vargas
- José Conrado de Araújo
- sea bass
- Jardimm Centenário
- Salgado Filho
- July 13
Despite the low risk of infestation, the Significant growth of vector breeding sites within homes requires attention. According to LIRAa, around 64.3% of breeding sites were located in laundries, water tanks and barrels, ranking these points first.
In second place – 28.5% – are vases, plant plates, drains, slabs and toilets in disuse. The third point with the greatest focus of breeding sites, recording a percentage of 7.1%, is rubble and solid waste, while the percentage of tires was 0%.
Compared to last year, there was a drop of 67.2% in dengue cases, 68.4% in chikungunya and 7.5% in zika.
This year, until this Tuesday, 3,781 notifications of diseases transmitted by Aedes aegypti were registered in the capital, with 1,401 cases confirmed – 972 of dengue, 392 of chikungunya and 37 of zika.