Over 260,000 suspected dengue cases have been reported to the Epidemiology Unit from all over the island during the last 8 months of this year. Approximately 57.85 percent of dengue cases were reported from the Western province, Ministry of Health revealed.
According to the sources, the highest numbers of dengue cases were reported during the twenty fifth week of 2014. 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 three day of the illness.(ST/KH)