By the numbers

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The number of dengue cases in Singapore this year, till July 31. There were 11,286 cases in the whole of last year. Six people have died from the mosquito-borne viral disease this year, two more than in the whole of 2015. The National Environment Agency has said there could be up to 30,000 cases this year, more than the record 22,170 cases reported in 2013.