THE Health Ministry has used almost 75 per cent of its 2014 budget allocated to combat dengue fever outbreak in the country.
And it stated that the 1422 lab confirmed cases are the highest ever on record.
He said out of the 1422 cases, the Central Division recorded 1203 cases, 165 cases in the Western Division and 54 cases in the Northern Division.
“The cases continue to rise – it hasn’t let off any bit from when we had last provided an update.
“We here in Fiji haven’t seen it to be so high. That’s why the concern is there.