Hospitals at maximum capacity as number of Dengue patients rise

Hospitals at maximum capacity as number of Dengue patients rise

Hospitals at maximum capacity as number of Dengue patients rise

Written by Staff Writer

11 Jul, 2016 | 10:27 am

The National Hospital along with many other hospitals in Colombo, are at their maximum capacity due to the surge in patients with Dengue.

Director of the National Hospital Anil Jasinghe said that of the patients who were admitted for the flu, one hundred  have been diagnosed with Dengue.

Meanwhile, Community Specialist of the Dengue Eradication Unit of the Ministry, Dr. Prescila Samaraweera said that  a special Dengue Eradication programme will be held with the involvement of over 700 groups from July 13 in the districts that are at risk.

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