21 Jan 2015

Tonga sees rise in dengue cases

1:07 pm on 21 January 2015

Tonga is experiencing an increase in cases of dengue fever.

Radio Tonga reports 15 cases of the mosquito-borne virus have been reported in Tongatapu.

Six cases have been reported by the hospital in Vava'u, the first in two years.

Authorities say four of the Vava'u cases were travellers from Tongatapu.