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66 Schools closed in Kinniya

66 Schools closed in Kinniya

The Kinniya Zonal Education Office had ordered all schools in the Kinniya Education Division to close for three days, beginning yesterday (15), due to the rapid spread of Dengue in the Trincomalee District.

According to the Kinniya Education Office, a decision had......been taken to close 66 schools in the Kinniya area.

According to reports, 13 persons have died of Dengue within three weeks. A group of 700 Army Soldiers, together with Health Sector workers and area residents had banded together and conducted a huge shramadana in Kinniya yesterday (15) morning, to destroy mosquito breeding places.

The 'Mawbima' newspaper of

13 Monday revealed the news in its headlines that Kinniya had become the victim of the dreaded Dengue disease. (ceylontoday)

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