Malaria in ES: Number of cases registered in one week is 2 times higher than 2017

Malaria in ES: Number of cases registered in one week is 2 times higher than 2017

The number went from 25 cases on August 3 to 106 until last Wednesday (9)

Victory SheetVictory SheetThe number of confirmed malaria cases in the state of Espírito Santo in less than a week is twice as high as in 2017. According to the State Department of Health (Sesa), the number went from 25 cases in 3 from August to 106 until last Wednesday (9), while from January to December last year, 49 capixabas received the diagnosis of the disease.The cases are concentrated in the municipalities of Vila Pavão, which declared a state of emergency earlier this week with 86 infected people and Barra de São Francisco, with 20 confirmed so far.In Greater Vitória, the first case was registered in the municipality of Vila Velha .According to the city hall, the 82-year-old woman came from Vila Pavão to her daughter's house in the Riviera da Barra neighborhood.After feeling unwell, she went to a care unit and took the tests that proved the disease.According to infectious doctor Paulo Mendes Peçanha, the outbreak occurs in the northwest of the state and the ...


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