Inflation ( CCPI)0.9% (March 2024)
GDP4.5% (4Q 2023)
Unemployment4.3% (4Q 2023)
3M T-Bill Rate9.90%
12M T-Bill Rate10.21%
2Y T-Bond Rate10.85%/ 11.00%
4Y T-Bond Rate12.10% / 12.20%
USD/LKR298/299
Reserves $4.951Bn (March 2024)
Cum. Trade Deficit $860 Mn (Feb 2024 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 2,020 Bn (Nov 2023)

Sri Lanka to face a dengue outbreak

HealthJun 12, 2020
Sri Lanka to face a dengue outbreak
Sri Lankan medical local authorities have been asked to prepare a mechanism to control an imminent dengue outbreak with the onset of the monsoonal rains in the country, as the death toll from the virus has reached 20 this year by xinhuanet.com. Dengue cases rosed in Jan but fell back sharply during the last couple of months. A significant increase in reported cases found in Colombo, Kandy, and Ratnapura in the month of May. These figures may be underestimated due to the practical difficulties faced by health authorities due to COVID19.

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