Dengue fever case number in East Jakarta has reached 461 cases since January up to February 5, 2016. 220 cases are positive of dengue fever. Highest case is in Duren Sawit Sub-district by 96 cases.
" Mostly the patients are students"
Iwan Kurniawan, East Jakarta Sub-dept. of Health, said next sub-districts are Pulogadung by 59 cases, Kramat Jati and Ciracas are 57 cases, Jatinegara 45 cases, Cipayung 42 cases, Pasar Rebo 31 cases, Cakung 27 cases, Makasar 24 cases, and Matraman 23 cases. He added that fogging has also been done at schools.
“Mostly the patients are students. It is allegedly that they were bit at school,” he said, Friday (2/5).
Fogging at residential is applied only if his side found mosquito larvae. Residents should report to related units for faster handling.