This shocking information was revealed to the media by the Trincomalee Regional Health Services Director Dr. D.G.M. Costa.
He said the situation has worsened in the remote villages of Kinniya and that he has ordered the health officials to pay more attention on these areas.
Besides, he said he has instructed the officials to verify the allegation that the bodies of CIVID victims were secretly buried.
Considering the pathetic situation in thoe areas, steps have been atke to isolate some GNDs in those areas.
Accordingly, Kinniya, Periya Kinniya, Kuttakarachchi, Eidar Nagar, Periyathu Munai, Malinthurai, Rahumania Nagar, Sinna Kinniya, Mancholai, Kattiyaru, Kurunkancheni and Munachchai in Kinniya police division.