Over 1,100 dengue cases this year | Daily News

Over 1,100 dengue cases this year

A total of 1,111 dengue cases had been reported from all parts of the country within this year by January 11, the Epidemiology Unit sources said.

No deaths have been reported so far this year.The highest number of dengue cases numbering 299 had been reported from the Colombo district while the second highest number, 167 had been reported from the Jaffna district. The third highest number of dengue cases, 113 had been reported from the Gampaha district. Western Province recorded the highest number of dengue cases, 18,651 last year.

The Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) reported a total of 62 dengue cases during the same period. The other parts of the Colombo district recorded a total of 232 dengue cases. The total number of dengue cases reported from the Western Province is 482, the epidemiologists said.

 


 

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