Dengue forces closure of three schools

21 April 2014 08:34 am - 4     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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The Homagama Zonal Education Office today announced the closure of three schools in the Seethaawaka Divisional Secretariat Division for three days as a result of a Dengue outbreak in the area.

Homagama Zonal Education Director P.D. Werasooriya said the schools closed were -- Hanwella Rajasinghe Central College; Pahathgama Roman Catholic College and the Hanwella Mayadunne College.

He said dengue was reported to be spreading rapidly and that a student had died from the disease.

Mr. Weerasooriya said immediate measures were being taken to clean the environment with the assistance of the residents, police and medical officers.

He said the schools would be reopened no sooner the Principal confirms that the situation had been brought under control and that the days missed would be covered up with extra hours of days of study. (DS)
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  • Calistus Jayatilleke Monday, 21 April 2014 11:26 AM

    No they are busy eradicating Dengue in Pakistan

    Azee Monday, 21 April 2014 05:29 PM

    A lot of funds may have been expended on publicity, propaganda and deception but no genuine work done for prevention via DM Android App

    jayasekara Monday, 21 April 2014 12:08 PM

    Peoples choice

    ANTON Monday, 21 April 2014 08:56 AM

    I THINK OUR PUNDITS ARE STILL CULTURING CUBAN BACTERIA.


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