Road in Colombo declared high-risk Dengue zone

Road in Colombo declared high-risk Dengue zone

Road in Colombo declared high-risk Dengue zone

Written by Staff Writer

21 Jul, 2014 | 7:39 am

The Colombo Municipal council states that Ferguson Road in Mattakkuliya has been declared as a high-risk zone for Dengue.

Its Chief Health Officer Dr.Ruwan Wijeyamuni noted that 33 cases of Dengue have been reported from the area during the past three months.

Dr. Ruwan Wijeyamuni stated that during the past seven months of the year, six persons within the Colombo city limits who contracted Dengue have died.

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Health noted that a total of 1,845 cases of dengue were reported within the Colombo City limits during 2014.

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