Dengue fever in Reunion: 2 deaths and 1,416 new cases in one week

The dengue fever epidemic continues to progress in the Region. All indications: confirmed cases, emergency room visits, and weekly medical cases are on the rise.

The prefecture and the regional health agency regrets to announce on April 21 that a death directly related to dengue fever in two patients.

From April 5-11, 1,416 cases of dengue were confirmed, up from 994 last week. Cases are spread over 23 municipalities, most of them in the west (74% of cases) and increasing in the south and north.

In this period of rain, favorable for mosquito development, the prefecture and ARS remind us of the importance of eliminating the breeding sites in and around their home. In order to limit the spread of the epidemic and prevent dangerous forms of the disease, it is also necessary to consult a doctor as soon as symptoms appear and to protect yourself from mosquito bites (repellents, mosquito nets, long clothes, etc.).

Dengue fever case on April 21, 2021

(Data from the French Public Health Unit for the Region, ARS)

Isolated cases have been reported in all municipalities of the island except for Plaine des Palmistes.

West: Le Port, Saint-Paul, La Possession, Saint-Leu, Trois-Bassins

South: Saint-Joseph, Saint-Pierre, Le Tampon, Petite Ile, Saint-Louis, Les Avirons, Entre Deux, Cilaos, Etang Salé, Saint – Philippe

North: Saint-Denis, Saint Mary, Saint Susan

East: Bras Bannon, Saint Benoit, Saint Andre, Saint Rose and Slazy

Collection of cases

In addition, case clusters have been identified in the following municipalities (regions):

Western Region

Port (Cité Parny, Manes, Satec, SIDR Basse, SIDR Haute, Ariste Bolon, Exhaustion, Saint Ange d’Oxile, Old town, Say, Swimming pool, Magellan, Zac1, Orée du Bois, ZUP 1, Cœur bleeding Haut, bleeding Lower Heart, Petite Pointe, Rivière des Galets, ZAC Rivière des Galets)

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La Possession (Moulin Jolie, Halti-La, Von de Bac, Riviere de Gallet, Saint-Therese, Cape Noire, Pechet, La Palmeraie, Buff Mort, Ville, Camp Maglouire, Raven a.Malher, Le Vignette Huetim)

Saint-Paul (La Plaine, Jacot, Bauderre, Gare Rotiere, La Bay, Belmine, Les Canute, Le Bois de Neveles, Saint Soucy, Le Guillaume, Plateau Caillou, Florimon, Viel, La Saline, La Grande Fontaine, Tour de Roch, Mont Roquefeuil, Trou d’eau, La Saline les Bains, Lotissement Bellevue, Fleurimont, Lotissement Gayette, L’Ermitage les Hauts)

Three basins (Bois de Nèfles, Monvert)

Sud region

Le Tampon (Sarda Garriga, Champcore, Bel-Air)

The Etang Salé (Etang Salé les Bains)

Saint Joseph (Les Jacques, Le Bouture, Bois Noire, Le Guayev, Langevin)

Saint-Pierre (Bois Noirs, Condé, Grand Bois, Basse Terre, La Cafrine)

Petite Ile (La ravine du Pont)

The northern area

Saint-Denis (Brittany (lower part), Saint-Clotilde, Le Choudron, Saint-Jacques, La Montagne, Le Golf)

Sainte Marie (La Grande Montée, La Ravine des Chèvres)

East region

Le Piton Sainte-Rose

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