Wednesday, December 18 2013 @ 08:23 PM EST
Contributed by: Staff Journalist
Today, Lourdes Serrano from the Ministry of Health (MINSA) said despite the increase in dengue cases, people is not cooperating in the eradication of the Aedes Aegypti mosquito.
Serrano said serotype 2 is circulating, this is a more aggressive and resistant type of dengue, so it is important to have the support of the citizens to keep the environment clean.
So far there are 2386 cases without warning signs, 7 serious cases and 2 deaths.
Serrano also said the police will be giving fines from $10 to $50, and sanctions might go up to $5000 for second offenders.(Dia a Dia)