It was confirmed by the Secretary of the Caticlan Council that there have been three (3) registered deaths from Dengue at Barangay Caticlan.
According to the Secretary, one (1) was in the month of May, and the two (2) were just this past week. The fatalities were six (6) year olds. The two fatalities were stricken with Dengue almost at the same time and both were residents of Sitio Tabon, Barangay Caticlan. The two were neighbors.
Because of the alarming incident, the Barangay Officials, spearheaded by the Caticlan Barangay Captain, Julieta Aron, are now said to be making moves to convince their Barangay to clean their surroundings.
Aside from this, an inspection has allegedly been conducted at the vicinity of the Dengue victims and found that places where mosquitoes could lay their eggs and garbage existed.
As a result, a thorough campaign is now being held to give warning to residents at the Barangay. Schools are also included in the campaign in order to avoid further deaths from Dengue.