The Department of Health in the southern province of Binh Phuoc yesterday said that in 11 months, over 3,800 people were infected with dengue fever including one dead.
The figure increased by 2,600 cases compared the same period last year.
The report said that 11 districts and town in the province all reported case of dengue fever. Dong Xoai Town, Districts Chon Thanh, Dong Phu and Bu Dang had most cases.
Though the province has no case of Zika zirus, the health sector asked medical clinics in the province to monitor closely the disease as well as increase information of the mosquito-borne disease to households and keep an eye on pregnant women.