National Dengue Control Unit 14 deaths this year

National Dengue Control Unit 14 deaths this year

National Dengue Control Unit 14 deaths this year

Written by Staff Writer

23 Apr, 2016 | 9:22 am

The National Dengue Control Unit says that 14 individuals have died due to Dengue during this year.

Dr. Prasheela Samaraweera said that 14,729 cases of Dengue had been reported during this time period. Dr. Samaraweera also observed that there is a risk for the disease to spread due to the intermittent rains.

Furthermore, she stated that steps have been taken to strengthen programmes for the eradication of Dengue in areas where a high number of cases had been reported.

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