SELANGOR has recorded 7,655 cases of dengue from January to November this year.
Health, plantation workers, poverty and caring government committee chairman Dr Xavier Jeyakumar said out of the number, 12 deaths were reported.
Petaling District tops the list with 2,149 cases, followed by Klang (2,014), Hulu Klang (1,844) and Gombak (796).
Dr Xavier also said that Klang recorded the highest number of deaths (four) while Petaling and Hulu Langat recorded three deaths each.
“Gombak and Kuala Langat had one death each. And all the cases were caused by haemorrhagic dengue,” said Dr Xavier.
He was answering a question by Phillip Tan Choon Swee (PR-Teluk Datuk) on the statistics of dengue cases according to districts in Selangor.