47 dead, more than 200,000 tainted with dengue in Sri Lanka

Forty-seven individuals passed on and more than 200,000 were contaminated by the dengue infection crosswise over Sri Lanka in the initial seven months in the current year, government figures uncovered on Monday.

Till the finish of July, a sum of 234,078 dengue cases were accounted for, with the most astounding number of cases announced from the Colombo locale pursued by Gampaha and Kalutara, reports Xinhua news organization.

The administration’s Epidemiology Unit said it had recognized five high-chance regions — Colombo, Gampaha, Galle, Kalutara and Ratnapura.

Therapeutic specialists have encouraged individuals to look for prompt medicinal consideration on the off chance that they experienced high fever, uncontrolled spewing, stomach torment and dazedness.

“All fever patients need rest and should avoid going to work or school,” said disease transmission specialists. “Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever (DHF) can be lethal.”

Therapeutic specialists have additionally asked pregnant ladies to look for medical clinic affirmation promptly on the principal day of fever.

A year ago, more than 50 individuals kicked the bucket and more than 48,000 were influenced by the mosquito-borne infection in Sri Lanka, with the National Dengue Control Unit propelling a few projects to annihilate mosquito reproducing grounds in a few regions of the island nation.

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