The National Dengue Prevention Unit states that one thousand patients have been diagnosed within the first 10 days of the year.
However, Health Ministry stated that no deaths have been reported at this time.
35097 larvae have been found at housing complexes, the highest number of larvae reported last year.
667 larvae were found at school premises and actions have been filed against those schools.
Education Ministry has sent a special Circular to principals of all government schools on how to maintain dengue-free environments at their schools.