Cases filed on 778 people during crackdown on dengue

The pregame was carried out in the Western Province and in the Kegalle, Jaffna, Vavuniya, Putalam, Batticaloa, Kurunegala and Ampara districts. (Colombo Gazette) Cases have been filed on 778 people during a crackdown launched by the Ministry of Health on the spread of dengue in the Western Province and seven identified districts.The Health Ministry said that during a three day program which ended yesterday officials were able to identify several mosquito breeding grounds. Accordingly notice was issued on 5656 people and cases were filed against 778 people for having mosquito breeding grounds in their property. During the program, officials had found a number of mosquito breeding grounds in Colombo, the Health Ministry said today.