Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka - Dengue (DG ECHO) (ECHO Daily Flash of 08 June 2019)

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  • A total of 18,760 dengue cases and 28 dengue deaths have been reported across the country in the first five months of 2019.
  • 4,066 have been reported in Colombo, 2,480 in Gampaha, and 1,887 in Jaffna district.
  • Dengue outbreaks are common in Sri Lanka between May and July and usually coincide with the south-western monsoon which commences in May.