Arch Bishop His Eminence Malcom Cardinal Ranjith opened the dengue intensive care unit of the Negombo Hospital. It was opened to provide special treatment for patients infected with dengue. A large number of Dengue patients were reported from Negombo and its surrounding areas recently. Negombo hospital was filled with patients who came seeking treatment for dengue. President Maithripala Sirisena recently visited Negombo hospital to look into dengue treatments. He directed to broaden treatment facilities for the patients. Accordingly the dengue intensive care unit with modern facilities was opened today under the patronage of the Catholic Church.