The tally of Dengue cases reported since January 2023 has surpassed the 50,000 mark, indicating that Sri Lanka is not out of the woods yet.

According to the Epidemiology Unit, as of July 05, a total of 50,264 cases have been reported so far in 2023, with the highest number of cases being recorded from the Gampaha district as 11,003.

Further, the Western Province has recorded over 25,000 cases, the highest in terms of provinces.

Moreover, the Epidemiology Unit has identified 43 high-risk MOH areas where dengue breeding places have been found in abundance.

The month of July has also logged 944 Dengue cases. 

Meanwhile, a total of 31 dengue-related fatalities have been reported since January 2023.

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