Monday, 21 April 2014 - 13:02
3 schools in Seethawaka closed for 3 days due to Dengue.
Homagama Zonal Education Director Palitha Wijesooriya stated that they will close 3 schools for 3 days in Seethaawaka Divisional Secretariat due to Dengue outbreak.
Therefore, Hanwella Rajasinghe Central College, Pahathgama Roman Catholic College, and Hanwella Maayadunne College will be closed for 3 days and measures will be taken to clean the environment.
Meanwhile, Seethawaka Additional Divisional Secretary Chanaka Welgama stated that a 23 year old youth died after contracting dengue virus in his secretariat.
He further stated that 30 persons suspected of contracting dengue virus have been admitted to hospital.