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Preschools in Southern province further closed due to influenza

 

Preschools in the Southern province were ordered to be further closed due to the spread of the influenza epidemic.
 
Accordingly preschools in Galle, Matara, Mulatiyana, Akuressa, Tangalle, Walasmulla, Morawaka and Udugama  will be closed until May 28.
 
Several primary sections of schools belonging to eight educational zones will remain closed until May 25.
 
Health Services Director General Dr. Anil Jasinghe said on Tuesday that only  seven persons have died from the Influenza virus up to now and assured that the government has already taken measures to provide medical aid to combat the spread of the decease.