Dengue outbreak forces school closure in Kinniya

Dengue outbreak forces school closure in Kinniya

Dengue outbreak forces school closure in Kinniya

Written by Staff Writer

15 Mar, 2017 | 12:31 pm

All schools in the Kinniya educational zone in Trincomalee will be closed for three days due to an outbreak of  Dengue.

Trincomalee Zonal Director in charge of education, Ahmed Lebbe said that these measures are being taken in order to decontaminate the area and make it safer for the children.

Twelve Dengue-related deaths have been reported in the area in the past week alone.

Eastern Province Health Director, Dr. K. Muruganathan said that there have been 2000 reported cases of Dengue.

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