Tamil Diplomat

1,557 persons afflicted by Dengu in Jaffna only in October, two dead, announce the Health Services Secretariat

The Regional Health Services Secretariat, Jaffna has  announced yesterday that as from October this year to the middle of November 1,557 persons had been afflicted with Dengu and two of them had died.

Dengu infection has increased after the heavy rainfall experienced in Jaffna  Peninsula.

3,854 persons have been identified as afflicted with Dengu in Jaffna District to date with 537 afflicted in October and 1,020 afflicted until the middle of November.

The public have been advised to to be vigilant about the disease and to adhere to the instructions of the Health unit.