DENGUE – SRI LANKA (08): UPDATE
Date: Wed 7 Jun 2023
Source: News 1st [edited] https://www.newsfirst.lk/2023/06/07/dengue-risk-increases-in-sri-lanka/
The number of high-risk Medical Officer of Health [MOH] divisions for
dengue has increased to 67.
Dr. Lahiru Kodithuwakku of the National Dengue Control Unit said the
number of dengue cases in 28 MOH divisions had increased in comparison
to last week.
41 098 dengue cases have been reported so far this year .
The highest number of patients, 9100, are reported from the Gampaha
district of the Western Province.
Dr. Lahiru Kodithuwakku said 8600 patients were reported from the
Colombo district and 2200 from the Kandy district.