Thursday, March 19, 2015


Around 40% of The Dengue Mosquito Breeding Places In Colombo City Are At Construction Sites-Colombo Chief MOH

Building Construction Sites in the  Colombo City are identified as the large scale Dengue Mosquito Breeding places in the City According to the Chief Medical Officer In Colombo Dr.Ruwan Wijemuni.The majority of the Dengue Breeding Places in the city around 40% out of the total number of Dengue Mosquito Breeding Places are at these construction sites Dr.Wijemuni has stressed.

Around 1500 such Building Construction Sites in Colombo City which are currently underway are at risk of becoming large scale dengue breeding places due to the in proper  way of maintaining these sites he has said.

In  view of this situation the Public Health Department of the Colombo Urban Council has decided to conduct an emergency meeting with around 200 Construction Firms handling the  construction work of the  mentioned sites ,the Engineers,Technical Officers and the Supervisors attach to these construction sites by  tomorrow(20) morning to find ways to minimize the dengue mosquito breeding in construction sites dr.wijemuni has revealed.

Around 743 Dengue Patients and 2 Dengue Deaths  have been reported form the Colombo City during last 19 days of this month he has further said.

Former Army Commander To Be Promoted To Rank Of Field Marshal

 Former Army Commander General Sarath Fonseka has been promoted to the Rank of Field Marshal  which is the highest honor in the Military by the President Maithripala Sirisena with effect from 22nd of March the President's Media Unit has announced.

The former Army Commander whose military rankings were removed by the previous regime will becomes the First Sri Lankan Military Officer to received this honor.

79 Corona Positives Had Been Discharged From Hospitals Today (02)

A total of 79 Corona positives had been discharged today (02) from Hospitals after full recovery it has been reported . Accordingly th...