• In 2007, a total of
2014 homes were found breeding from Jan to May. This is an increase of
about 80% as compared to the same period in 2006, where only 1125 homes
were found breeding.
• In April and May 07,
out of every 1000 homes inspected, 6.3 and 5.6 homes respectively were
found breeding mosquitoes. This is an increase from Feb and March where
the figures were considerably lower - 1.5 & 1.7 home breedings were
found per 1000 homes checked for the respective months.
• The most common home
breeding habitats are domestic containers, flower pot plates, ornamental
containers, discarded receptacles and roof gutters.