The death toll from dengue in Zamboanga City has increased to 15, the local government said Tuesday, May 17.
From January 1 to May 7 this year, dengue cases in the city have reached 1,844, with 15 mortalities.
The top 15 barangays with the greatest number of dengue cases reported were Sta. Maria, Tetuan, San Roque, Pasonanca, Mercedes, Putik, Tumaga, Calarian, Boalan, Divisoria, Guiwan, Cabatangan, Culianan, San Jose Gusu and Talon-talon.
“Residents are urged to undertake measures to prevent and control the spread of the mosquito-borne disease,” the city government said.