Sri Lanka jails 53 people for failing to keep surroundings clean!
In an effort to fight the dengue fever, Sri Lankan authorities who are working on a mission to eliminate the deadly virus, have arrested as many as 53 people in Colombo for not eliminating the stagnant water in their surroundings.
Dengue fever is a viral disease, that’s spread by the mosquitoes during the monsoon season in Southeast Asian countries. Dengue virus is spread by the ‘Aedes’ mosquitoes, which breed in the stagnant water.
Sri Lanka has been severely hit by Dengue this year as the viral disease has affected more than 15,000 people across the country.
Sri Lankan authorities have been complaining on people for their carelessness nature on keeping homes and surroundings clean and free from stagnant water. They have searched many homes in the Capital City, and arrested 53 people for failing to keep the surroundings clean.
Dengue fever is a highly feared viral disease in Southeast Asian countries as every year it kills hundreds of people. It all starts with high fever and further leads to severe headaches, and unbearable joint pains.
Sri Lanka deployed more than 10,000 security forces to deal with ever increasing dengue cases in the country.