Wednesday, 7 August 2019

9,135 dengue cases so far this year


Singapore is in peak dengue season, with 9,135 cases reported as of Aug 2 - about five times more than the total number of dengue cases reported in the same period last year.

The National Environment Agency (NEA) said yesterday that peak dengue season usually stretches from June to October, and the surrounding region is also seeing a surge of dengue cases this year.

As of Aug 2, there were still 190 active dengue clusters around the island.

The largest such cluster is in Chai Chee, with 145 cases, while the second largest cluster is currently in Pasir Ris, which the NEA has labelled a high-risk area.

Ref: https://www.tnp.sg/news/singapore/9135-dengue-cases-so-far-year

NDP 2019: How to catch some National Day actions other than at the Padang

If you do not have ticket for the NDP @ the Padang, you may want to read the following post to catch some of the National Day actions other than at the Padang.

Goto https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/national-day-2019-ndp-fireworks-mobile-column-weekend-11753804

One of the contingents is the mobile column. Watch the video:


Exceptional people: Everyday heroes help theft and scam victims

(From left) Ms Verlyn Chee, Assistant Commissioner of Police Zhang Weihan, Ms Mariani Salim and Mr Muhammad Afiq Mohamed Kamal. Source: cna

Five members of the public were presented with the Public Spiritedness Award at the Ang Mo Kio Police Division yesterday for catching a thief and preventing loss of money through scams.

Assistant Commissioner of Police Zhang Weihan, Commander of Ang Mo Kio Police Division, commended the recipients saying: "These friends of SPF have demonstrated you can fight crime in your daily life."

Ref: https://www.tnp.sg/news/singapore/everyday-heroes-help-theft-and-scam-victims