Over 8,000 dengue cases, 5 deaths in January

A total of 8,060 dengue cases and five deaths had been reported during the past month (January) this year, the Epidemiology Unit sources said.

According to the sources, the highest number of dengue cases, 1,355, had been reported from the Colombo district while the second highest number, 801, had been reported from the Gampaha district.

The third highest number of dengue cases, 717, had been reported from the Jaffna district.

The Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) reported a total of 410 dengue cases during the same period.

The other parts of the Colombo district recorded a total of 945 dengue cases.

 

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