Over 7,000 Dengue patients reported in the first quarter of 2021

Amani Nilar | Published: 12:50 PM May 17 2021
Local Over 7,000 Dengue patients reported in the first quarter of 2021

The National Dengue Control Unit (NDCU) says that over 7,000 dengue patients have been reported within the first quarter of 2021.

Accordingly, 7,317 dengue patients have been reported within the first five months of 2021, while most of the patients have been reported from Colombo District, the Director of the NDCU said, speaking to media.

The Epidemiology Unit report says that the highest number of Dengue patients have been reported from Batticaloa District within this year with 2,846 Dengue infectees while the second highest number of patients have been reported from Colombo District, with 1,159 cases.

Moreover, the Colombo Municipal Council area has reported 338 Dengue cases while other areas within the Colombo District have reported 821 cases.

Amani Nilar | Published: 12:50 PM May 17 2021

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