Over 300 dengue cases reported in first week of March


THERE were 329 dengue cases reported in the Subang Jaya municipality over the first week of March.

According to the latest statistics from Subang Jaya Municipal Council (MPSJ), the total number of cases in the municipality to-date this year is 2,921.

At the Taman Puchong Permai Flats, there were 20 cases recorded this year (12 in January and eight in February).

The council said there were 578 hot spots in the municipality.

“Topping the list is PJS 9/1 (Lagoon Perdana residences and shops) with 127 cases, followed by Taman Mawar in Taman Kinrara 5 at 56 cases and Jalan Mawar, Taman Puchong Perdana with 55 cases.

“Six ‘search and destroy’ programmes were carried out with the participation of residents at some of the hot spots, namely SS15, SS14 and SS18 in Subang Jaya, Taman Wawasan 2, Flat Putra Indah Pinggiran Putra, and Jalan Mawar in Taman Puchong Perdana,” said the council in a statement.

It also stated that MPSJ carried out fogging at 278,881 units of houses, conducted 44 gotong-royong sessions and checked 6,931 premises where 53 were found to be mosquito-breeding grounds while one commercial site was ordered to cease operations.

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