Costa Rica News – Sanitary orders were sent to another 122 households for having mosquito breeding sites.
This is part of a health operative to combat the zika virus, dengue and chikungunya.
So far there have been 159 zika patients, 1,587 chikungunya ones, and 9,144 with dengue.
Health operatives visited 400,000 homes and eliminated 568,000 breeding sites. Additionally, the Ministry of Health are regularly spraying at risk areas.
The 122 sanitary orders are a way to involve the public in cleaning up garbage on their properties that can become breeding sites for mosquitoes.
This year to date, 432 of these orders have been given to homes and another 310 to municipalities, businesses, tire shops, hotels, factories and other businesses. They have a certain amount of time to comply or can be

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