During the first 10 month of the year 2015, 22,245 suspected dengue cases have been reported to the Epidemiology Unit from all over the island, the Epidemiology Unit of the Sri Lanka Ministry of Health revealed.

Epidemiology Unit also revealed that the highest numbers of dengue cases were reported during the fourth week of January 2015. Approximately 51.06 percent of dengue cases have been reported from the Western province.