34,105 Dengue Patients And 246 Dengue Deaths Reported From Sri Lanka Last Year
During last year 34,105 dengue patients were reported from Sri Lanka and there were 246 deaths according to the Epidemiology Unit.Out of the total number of dengue patients reported the highest number of 858 patients were reported from Jaffna District followed by 608 patients from Gampaha in the western province and 584 patients reported from Colombo .
The Highest Death toll which is 58 deaths were reported from Colombo District followed by 34 deaths reported from Gampaha District according to the Epidemiology Unit.
Meanwhile The Colombo Chief MOH Dr.Pradeep Karyawasam has said today that 48 dengue cases were reported during the 14 days of this month so far from the city of Colombo.He appealed the public to be on alert on dengue epidemic as it is in rise due to the rainy weather pattern prevails in the country these days.Public are advised to follow precautionary measures including cleaning the dengue mosquito breeding places and destroying the mosquito breeding elements like empty cans,plastic cups,coconut/king coconut combs etc to avoid spreading of dengue.
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