Ilonggos urged to cleanup mosquito breeding sites

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Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor Jr. urged the public to join the province-wide cleanup “Limpyo sa Iloilo sa Hunyo” against dengue tomorrow, June 17.

Search and destroy mosquito breeding sites, said Defensor.

He also appealed for support from the national government, local government units, non-government organizations, the academe, religious organizations, media, and the business sector. (

Dengue is a viral infection spread by mosquitos, causing a severe flu-like illness that could sometimes be fatal.

On May 24, Defensor issued Executive Order No. 271 mandating “Limpyo sa Hunyo 2022: Panglimpyo para sa Dengue kag Baha” as he cited the onset of the rainy season and the province under Covid-19 Alert Level 1.