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Leptospirosis nearly 5000 cases in 2011

Aug 21, 2011 2:27:14 AM - news.lk
The Epidemiology Unit of Sri Lanka Ministry of Health says so far this year 4,779 cases of leptospirosis have been reported in the country resulting in 60 deaths.
The  Kurunegala district has reported the most cases with 1,386, resulting in 10 deaths.The district with the most deaths is Gampaha, which has 11 deaths so far. However, the district has only reported 379 cases. Seventy three (73) people alone have been diagnosed with leptospirosis during the month of August.