Epidemiology Unit, Ministry of Health: Dengue update, 11 August 2017

Report
from Government of Sri Lanka
Published on 11 Aug 2017 View Original

During the last 08 month of the year 2017, 129893 suspected dengue cases have been reported to the Epidemiology Unit from all over the island.

Approximately 44.89% of dengue cases were reported from the Western province. The highest numbers of dengue cases were reported during the 27 week of 2017.

This situation warrants regular removal of possible mosquito breeding sites from the environment. It is also important to seek medical attention in the event of fever by day three of the illness.

Last Updated on Friday, 11 August 2017 10:01