Dengue on the rise across 10 districts; Seek medical care if fever persists for over two days

Dengue on the rise across 10 districts; Seek medical care if fever persists for over two days

Dengue on the rise across 10 districts; Seek medical care if fever persists for over two days

Written by Pavani Hapuarachchi

22 Oct, 2021 | 10:26 am

COLOMBO (News 1st); The Ministry of Health says there is a significant rise in the rate of Dengue patients reported from 10 districts including Kandy, Galle, Matara, Kurunegala, Badulla, Ratnapura, and Kegalle.

Community Physician at the National Dengue Control Unit, Specialist, Dr. Shilanthi Seneviratne urged the general public to remain vigilant in this regard and informed the people to seek medical attention if fever persists for more than two days.

During the course of this year, 21,154 Dengue patients have been reported in the country.

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