Monday, 21 April 2014 - 19:15
5 schools closed for 3 days due to dengue in Seethawaaka : Video
The Seethawaka Zonal Education Director Jayasiri Ariyaratne stated that they will close 5 schools for 3 days in the Seethaawaka Divisional Secretariat due to a Dengue outbreak.
Hanwella Rajasinghe Central College, Maayadunne College, Maliyadeva Primary College, the Pahathgama Roman Catholic College and Pahala Hanwella Junior College will be closed for 3 days.
Meanwhile, Seethawaka Additional Divisional Secretary Chanaka Welgama stated that a 23 year old died due to dengue in his secretariat.
He further stated that 30 persons suspected of contracting the dengue virus have been admitted to hospital.