43 Malaria cases in 2019, a drop compared to recent years

43 Malaria cases in 2019, a drop compared to recent years

43 Malaria cases in 2019, a drop compared to recent years

Written by Staff Writer

21 Nov, 2019 | 3:33 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – Forty-three Malaria patients were reported so far this year.

Dr Prasad Ranaweera, the Director of the National Anti-Malaria Unit said, however, the figure is a reduction compared to the previous years.

In 2016, the World Health Organization certified the country as malaria-free.

 

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