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Quarterly Bulletin, 4th Quarter, October – December 2022

The overall reporting rate for notifiable diseases had increased compared to the previous quarter. A majority of the immediately notifiable diseases/syndromes reported were suspected measles/rubella cases. Of 61 samples collected and tested from suspected measles and rubella cases, two tested positive for measles IgM and none tested positive for rubella IgM. Forty-four Dengue fever cases, two malaria, two bacterial meningitis, and five acute encephalitis syndromes were reported during the quarter. Thirteen diseases outbreak reported were reported during the quarter, of which 10 were Influenza-like-illness, one outbreak of measles, one outbreak of glossitis, and one outbreak of chickenpox were reported.