Bacolod records slight increase in Dengue cases


The Bacolod City Health Office noted a slight increase in Dengue cases this month of March as compared to the same period last year.

According to the data from the Bacolod City Epidemiological Surveillance Unit (BCESU) there is an increase of 4.2% in Dengue cases, representing 50 cases.

City Health Environment Sanitation Division chief Dr. Grace Tan said Bacolod also logged 2 fatalities as of March 12, 2022.

Based on the available data, Barangay Singcang recorded the most number of Dengue cases with seven, followed by Mansilingan, 6; Granada and Mandalagan, five and Estefania, Cabug, Tangub, Pahanocoy and Banago with three cases each.

Tan also urged residents to maintain cleanliness inside their homes and surroundings, dispose or properly dry any containers that may hold water and seek medical help at the onset of symptoms.