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22 May 2018 description

Dengue update

For the year 2017, 186101 and in the month of May, 2018, 19087 suspected dengue cases were reported to the Epidemiology Unit from all over the island. Latest Disease Trends,.

Approximately 30.3% of dengue cases were reported from the Western province. The highest numbers of dengue cases were reported during the 29th week of 2017.

22 May 2018 description

Due to the prevailing adverse weather conditions, 1,024 persons have been displaced while a total of 13,314 have been affected, stated the Disaster Management Center (DMC). According to the DMC, 7 deaths have been confirmed so far due to the current weather condition.

Meanwhile the Sri Lanka Army and Sri Lanka Navy have deployed several teams to disaster prone areas in order to provide necessary assistance to affected people. Accordingly the Navy has dispatched 27 teams, each equipped with a dinghy, to 5 districts, namely Galle, Kalutara, Ratnapura, Kurunegala and Puttalam.

21 May 2018 description

The rainstorm that swept across several parts of the country yesterday caused flash floods in several provinces with the worst affected being the Southern, Western and Sabaragamuwa Provinces. Public transport too became severely affected with some roads getting inundated. The public faced difficulties while the smooth flow of vehicular traffic was hindered with some roads in Meegahatenna in the Kalutara district submerged by the flood waters. Pictures by Meegahathenna Group Correspondent

21 May 2018 description

Dengue update

For the year 2017, 186101 and in the month of May, 2018, 18760 suspected dengue cases were reported to the Epidemiology Unit from all over the island. Latest Disease Trends,

Approximately 30.3% of dengue cases were reported from the Western province. The highest numbers of dengue cases were reported during the 29th week of 2017.

18 May 2018 description

Dengue update

For the  year 2017, 186101 and in the month of May, 2018, 18695 suspected dengue cases were reported to the Epidemiology Unit from all over the island.  Latest Disease Trends,

Approximately 30.4% of dengue cases were reported from the Western province. The highest numbers of dengue cases were reported during the 29th week of 2017.

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