The Anti-Malarial Campaign of the Ministry of Health states, individuals returning to the Island after touring India must undergo a Malaria Test.
A few Malaria cases have been identified last week, and it was revealed that the patients had arrived in the Island after touring India.
Five cases were reported from the Theldeniya, Polgolla, Wattaa-ran-thenna and Anguna-kola-pelessa areas.
However, Director of the Anti-Malarial Campaign: Dr. H.D.B. Herath says, this latest condition will not result in Malaria becoming an epidemic in the country.
The World Health Organization, in 2016, declared Sri Lanka a “Malaria-Free Country