The Ministry of Health and Medical Services is emphasising on the need for people to practise clean hygiene.
This comes after 69 cases of leptospirosis was recorded in the Central Division from January 1st this year.
Out of the 69 cases, 18 people required admission to the CWM Hospital.
Minister for Health Dr. Ifereimi Waqainabete said majority of the cases affected those between the ages of 1-29.
There have been 4 deaths from leptospirosis in the Central Division this year.