A Dengue Eradication Week has been declared from today. Accordingly the examination of possible breeding grounds and instructing the public will take place. The Dengue Eradication Week will be conducted with the coordination of the Health Ministry and the Presidential Task Force.
According to the reports of the Dengue Eradication Unit of the Ministry, 19 888 patients have been recorded since the 1st of January this year.
1 426 patients were reported within the month of August.
36 patients have died within the year.