Taipei, Oct. 13 (CNA) The number of dengue fever infections reported in Taiwan since the start of May has reached 23,456, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Tuesday.
The latest figure represents an increase of 346 cases from the previous day, the CDC said.
As of Monday, 19,421 cases had been reported in the southern municipality of Tainan and 3,645 in neighboring Kaohsiung, according to CDC figures.
In Tainan, the number of infections increased by 217 from the previous day, but that was 105 fewer new cases than reported on the same day last week in the city, the CDC said.
Kaohsiung, meanwhile, reported 126 new cases on Monday, 19 more than the increase on the same day last week.
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