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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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Amoebic dysentery 1 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 8
Anthrax 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bacillary dysentery 5 1 1 2 4 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 17
Botulism 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Chickenpox 677 170 111 95 95 130 103 80 84 153 156 133 1987
Chikungunya fever 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cholera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection 79 73 51 48 81 67 80 78 74 63 61 58 813
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)*† 13 82 656 287 48 146 2166 1425 275 233 1066 2492 8889
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease 0 1 0 1 2 2 0 1 1 0 2 2 12
Dengue fever 10 3 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 22
Diphtheria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Enterovirus 71 infection 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Food poisoning Outbreaks 20 5 4 6 106 30 13 3 25 10 10 10 242
Persons affected 72 13 10 18 254 89 46 4 74 30 24 28 662
Haemophilus influenzae type b infection (invasive) 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Hantavirus infection 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Invasive pneumococcal disease 18 14 5 2 2 1 0 1 0 1 2 1 47
Japanese encephalitis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Legionnaires' disease 6 21 7 1 0 14 17 12 10 12 2 2 104
Leprosy 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Leptospirosis 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 6
Listeriosis 0 0 1 5 3 0 1 0 1 2 1 1 15
Malaria 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 7
Measles 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Meningococcal infection (invasive) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Middle East Respiratory Syndrome 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mumps 9 6 4 3 0 5 6 3 1 3 0 1 41
Novel influenza A infection Variant Influenza A (H3N2) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Influenza A (H5) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Influenza A (H7) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Others 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Paratyphoid fever 2 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 9
Plague 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Psittacosis 2 2 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 11
Q fever 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rabies 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Relapsing fever 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rubella and congenital rubella syndrome Rubella 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Congenital rubella syndrome 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scarlet fever 158 20 4 7 7 6 12 8 13 7 12 8 262
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli infection 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 5
Smallpox 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Streptococcus suis
infection
0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
Tetanus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tuberculosis 279 278 287 278 313 361 317 300 352 307 332 295 3699
Typhoid fever 5 0 0 2 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 12
Typhus and other rickettsial diseases Scrub typhus 1 0 1 0 1 5 7 5 1 4 1 3 29
Urban typhus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Spotted fever 3 1 0 0 1 4 1 1 2 0 3 2 18
Unclassified 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Viral haemorrhagic fever 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Viral hepatitis A 2 2 2 2 2 7 3 0 1 1 5 1 28
B 1 4 1 3 1 2 3 0 0 0 1 1 17
C 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 5 6 3 5 3 35
D 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
E 9 6 7 5 4 10 4 6 16 7 5 1 80
West Nile Virus Infection 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Whooping cough 12 2 6 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 22
Yellow fever 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Zika Virus Infection 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 1316 698 1166 758 677 805 2740 1931 865 814 1670 3017 16457

Notes:

*'Severe Respiratory Disease associated with a Novel Infectious Agent' has been listed as a notifiable infectious disease since 8 January 2020 and renamed as 'Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)' since 29 April 2020.
† Including one probable case of 'Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)' notified in March 2020.



Remarks:

Persons affected in Food poisoning outbreaks were excluded in the monthly total and grand total.

Information as at 12 July 2021

 

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