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Dengue cases on surge in Punjab

During the last 24 hours over 100 new cases were reported in the province

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Dengue cases on surge in Punjab!

During the last 24 hours, the province reported over 100 new cases.

A total of 992 cases have been reported in the province so far, with 60 among them only in Lahore.

A total of 48 patients were admitted to different hospitals in Lahore.

As per the details, twelve dengue patients were admitted to Lahore’s Ganga Ram Hospital; 5 in Mayo Hospital; while 3 patients were admitted to Fatima Jinnah Memorial Hospital, Jinnah Hospital, and Doctors’ Hospital.

Secretary Health Imran Sikandar Baloch shared the updates saying,

11 dengue cases were reported from Rawalpindi and one each was reported from Sargodha, Multan, and Narowal.

A total of 17 patients were admitted to different hospitals in Rawalpindi.

In Rawalpindi’s Holy Family Hospital, 7 dengue patients were admitted; in Benazir Hospital 6; in DHQ hospital 3; and one dengue patient was brought in Wapda Hospital.

During the last 24 hours, 32 more patients with dengue were reported in the urban and rural areas of the federal capital. One person lost his life due to dengue in Islamabad.

While a total of 54 patients are being treated for dengue in the urban areas of the federal capital.

According to the Islamabad District Health Official, 17 new cases of dengue were reported in the rural areas of the federal capital, raising the total number of cases from 123 to 177 in the rural areas.

However, 15 new cases were reported in the urban areas of Islamabad, the DHO stated.

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.