Around 15 percent of the total houses and institutions situated
in Northern and Middle Colombo areas are identified as Dengue Mosquito
breeding places according to the Chief Medical Officer of
Colombo Dr.Pradeep Kariyawasam.Already Colombo Public Health Department
issued final warnings to 1563 houses and Institutions ordering to clean
up their premises within a week's time.Those who are not responded to
this warning positively will face a legal action he stressed.
302 Dengue patients were reported within the first 21 days of July and
there were 2 deaths according to Dr.Kariyawasam.