Dengue cases for 2024 top 27,000

Colombo, June 22 (Daily Mirror) - The tally of dengue cases recorded for 2024 has topped the 27,000 mark, according to the Epidemiology Unit. 

As of June 21, a total of 27,197 cases have been reported in 2024, with the highest number being from the Colombo district, which stood at 6,013.

The Western Province has recorded 10,139 cases, the highest province-wise while the month of June has also logged 2,277 Dengue cases.

Due to recent heavy rainfall in several parts of Sri Lanka, health officials are urging people to maintain cleanliness in their surroundings and eliminate mosquito breeding sites to keep dengue at bay.

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