LAHORE: The well being division of Punjab has confirmed that 204 new sufferers of mosquito-borne dengue fever had been dropped at totally different hospitals throughout the province over the last 24 hours, ARY Information reported on Thursday.
The officers from the provincial well being division detailed that the tally mounts to 5650 for dengue sufferers this yr together with 140 new instances had been reported in Rawalpindi, 24 in Lahore to this point. The loss of life toll rises to 10 throughout this yr within the province.
The well being division elaborated that the surveillance groups have checked greater than 274,320 locations in rural components and total 76,580 city locations to detect dengue larvae.
The groups registered round 124 instances over discovering the presence of dengue larvae apart from arresting 37 folks, the division mentioned.
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Earlier on October 8, the dengue fever had killed two extra individuals in Karachi and Rawalpindi, taking the loss of life toll from the mosquito-borne illness in Karachi to 15.
At the very least 5,000 sufferers in Islamabad and 6,976 in Rawalpindi have been examined optimistic for the illness.
The illness is on a speedy rise in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) as effectively the place 4,406 sufferers have been examined optimistic to this point.
The dengue virus had claimed two lives in Rawalpindi on Sunday.
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The mosquito-borne illness which can show deadly if not identified and handled in time has unfold quickly all through Pakistan and has brought on critical concern among the many lots.
Punjab Minister for Well being Dr Yasmin Rashid had mentioned that particular OPD has been arrange within the Holy Household Hospital to facilitate dengue sufferers.
In keeping with an announcement issued from Punjab Directorate Basic Public Relations, Dr. Yasmin Rashid visited Holy Household Hospital Rawalpindi to examine its OPD particularly arrange for the dengue sufferers.