Saint Jean Baptist confirmed the second dengue infection in the history of the commune, this Friday, March 11. An 18-year-old patient, resident of the district of Tigipió, is treated at home after contracting the disease.
Photo: Archives/SJB Town Hall
According to the municipal health secretary, the conditions for the occurrence of the contagion are still being analyzed by the Regional Health Directorate. In 2022 alone, 52 outbreaks of the Aedes aegypti mosquito were located.
The condition puts the capital of Santa Catarina do Calçado in a situation of infestation. So far, the points affected by dengue fever were in the districts of Centro, Tajuba II, Cardoso, Tajuba I and Timbezinho.