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Thursday, 29 December 2016 - 13:32
Dengue menace continues; Red notice to 4242 for breeding mosquitoes
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Red notices were issued to 4242 persons who for having dengue breeding areas, the Ministry of Health said. Court cases were filed against 939.

The Ministry said 112,238 premises were checked in December.

The Ministry said that during 30 and 31 of December more places will be searched.

It added that dengue is spreading in 10 districts including Colombo. A total of 48,682 people had dengue this year, while 77 succumbed to the fever.

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