Over 1000 patients receiving treatment for Dengue in hospitals countrywide

Over 1000 patients receiving treatment for Dengue in hospitals countrywide

Over 1000 patients receiving treatment for Dengue in hospitals countrywide

Written by Mayooran Kantharvel

23 Oct, 2017 | 7:09 am

The Health Ministry states that 1,070 patients are currently receiving treatment for Dengue in hospitals countrywide.

Director General of Health Services, Dr. Jayasundara Bandara, said that in July this year, 9,000 patients were reported overnight

He observed that there seems to be a 85% decline in the number of Dengue patients.

The Director General of Health Services also added that the number of Dengue patients being reported from the Jaffna District continues to be on the rise.

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