Published On: Wed, Oct 22nd, 2014

458 people with Chikungunya until now

Chikungunya1WILLEMSTAD – The Department of Public Health has received 1500 reports of which 458 were people infected with the Chikungunya virus. This is according to the Health Director, Sirving Keli. The Department is preparing to open a Chikungunya hotline.

Keli stressed that the 1500 reports and 458 infections are provisional figures and measurements are up till October 9. “That means that the figures can be modified.” On September 23, there was an indication of 295 individuals who had the chikungunya virus.

People can call the special telephone number for inquiries, complaints and, for example to report mosquito plagues. Keli expects the hotline to be operative on Friday.

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