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Number of notifiable infectious diseases by month in 2020

Number of notifiable infectious diseases by month in 2020


Disease Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total
Acute poliomyelitis 0 0 0
Amoebic dysentery 0 1 1
Anthrax 0 0 0
Bacillary dysentery 5 1 6
Botulism 0 0 0
Chickenpox 677 170 847
Chikungunya fever 0 0 0
Cholera 0 0 0
Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection 79 73 152
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease 0 1 1
Dengue fever 11 3 14
Diphtheria 0 0 0
Enterovirus 71 infection 0 0 0
Food poisoning Outbreaks 20 5 25
Persons affected 74 13 87
Haemophilus influenzae type b infection (invasive) 1 0 1
Hantavirus infection 0 0 0
Invasive pneumococcal disease 18 14 32
Japanese encephalitis 0 0 0
Legionnaires' disease 6 21 27
Leprosy 0 1 1
Leptospirosis 0 0 0
Listeriosis 0 0 0
Malaria 0 0 0
Measles 0 0 0
Meningococcal infection (invasive) 0 0 0
Middle East Respiratory Syndrome 0 0 0
Mumps 10 6 16
Novel influenza A infection Variant Influenza A (H3N2) 0 0 0
Influenza A (H5) 0 0 0
Influenza A (H7) 0 0 0
Others 0 1 1
Paratyphoid fever 2 2 4
Plague 0 0 0
Psittacosis 2 2 4
Q fever 0 0 0
Rabies 0 0 0
Relapsing fever 0 0 0
Rubella and congenital rubella syndrome Rubella 1 0 1
Congenital rubella syndrome 0 0 0
Scarlet fever 159 20 179
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome 0 0 0
Severe Respiratory Disease associated with a Novel Infectious Agent* 13 83 96
Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli infection 1 0 1
Smallpox 0 0 0
Streptococcus suis
infection
0 0 0
Tetanus 0 0 0
Tuberculosis 296 286 582
Typhoid fever 5 0 5
Typhus and other rickettsial diseases Scrub typhus 1 0 1
Urban typhus 0 0 0
Spotted fever 3 1 4
Unclassified 0 0 0
Viral haemorrhagic fever 0 0 0
Viral hepatitis A 2 2 4
B 1 4 5
C 1 0 1
E 9 6 15
West Nile Virus Infection 0 0 0
Whooping cough 12 2 14
Yellow fever 0 0 0
Zika Virus Infection 0 0 0
Total 1335 705 2040

Note:

*'Severe Respiratory Disease associated with a Novel Infectious Agent' has been listed as a notifiable infectious disease since 8 January 2020.

 

Remarks:

Persons affected in Food poisoning outbreaks were excluded in the monthly total and grand total.
The figures in the most recent months are provisional and would be revised based on updated information.

Information as at 10 March 2020

 

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Uploaded on 27 March 2020