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Sunday, 14 February 2016 - 11:34
Over 770 people guilty of breeding mosquitoes
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A total of 778 court cases were filed against people owning houses and premises with mosquito breeding sites during the past three days.

The Ministry of Health and Indigenous Medicine said 121 481 premises were checked during these days.

About 17492 owners with possible breeding sites were advised to rectify the situation.

Meanwhile, Western Province, Kegalle, Jaffna, Vavuniya, Puttalam, Batticaloa, Kurunegala and Ampara were named as districts that have a high-risk of mosquito breeding sites, the ministry officials said.  

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