The sting of dengue in the new year

Sunday Times (Sri Lanka) - - NEWS -

The Epi­demi­ol­ogy Unit of the Min­istry of Health states that 1,111 sus­pected dengue cases have been re­ported across the coun­try in the first few weeks of the new year.

Ac­cord­ing to the re­port 43.3 per­cent of the re­ported cases were from the Western prov­ince.

In terms of com­par­i­son be­tween dis­tricts, sta­tis­tics re­veal that Colombo has topped the list with 299 sus­pected dengue cases, with Jaffna been ranked sec­ond with 167 cases fol­lowed by Gam­paha with 113 sus­pected cases of dengue.

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