The State Department of Health of Minas Gerais (SES-MG) updated, this Friday (2 February), the arbovirus monitoring panel this year in the State. The numbers, however, are out of date, as they do not consider at least three deaths recently confirmed by city halls, as in Belo Horizonte, Betim It is Barbacena.
According to the numbers released this Friday, Minas Gerais has 101,978 probable cases of dengue. The confirmed cases are 36,227. The confirmed deaths, without taking into account those in Belo Horizonte, Betim and Barbacena, are six, while the deaths under investigation total 56.
The dengue deaths confirmed by the State occurred in Arceburgo, Belo Horizonte, Lagoa Santa, Monte Belo, Sarzedo and Sete Lagoas. Among the victims is a child.
Regarding chikungunya, there are 12,609 probable cases and 8,623 confirmed cases. There is one confirmed death from this disease, while seven others are under investigation. The confirmed victim lived in Sete Lagoas.
There are 15 probable cases of Zika virus, while only two have been confirmed. There are no deaths from Zika in the State.
Belo Horizonte is the city with the most confirmed cases of dengue, with 10,010 diagnoses. Timóteo is where there are the most cases of chikungunya, with 2,758.
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