The Ministry of Health notes that 9,503 individuals have contracted the Dengue Virus, so far this year.
According to the Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health 3,347 Dengue patients were reported during the month of January while 3,038 Dengue patients were reported in February.
There was a slight drop in the number of Dengue patients reported in March with the number standing at 2,753.
The Ministry of Health notes that 365 Dengue patients have been reported so far during the month of April.
The most number of Dengue cases were reported from the Colombo district with the figure standing at 2234. One thousand four hundred and seventy three1473 Dengue cases were reported from Kurunegala last year while 1046 Dengue cases were reported from Gampaha.