Jun 16, 2022

Dengue on the rise: 74 high risk zones identified

The Dengue Control Unit of the Ministry of Health states that 74 divisions have been identified as high risk areas for dengue.

Among them are Seeduwa, Kundasale, Wattegama, Kuliyapitiya, Wariyapola, Badulla, Passara, Welimada, Pelmadulla and Galigamuwa.

Meanwhile, the highest number of dengue patients were reported from the Colombo District which stands at 642.