Dengue virus case depend crosses 1,000 in Punjab

To this point this yr, 1,126 confirmed instances of dengue have been reported from throughout Punjab. Photograph: NEWSONHY.television/ file
  • Concern of dengue outbreak looms over Pakistan as instances surge; Punjab information 44 new instances in final 24 hours
  • Punjab Well being Secretary Imran Sikandar Baloch confirms there are at the moment 88 dengue sufferers in hospitals throughout province.
  • Requires residents to take extra accountability to forestall dengue from spreading throughout monsoon season.

LAHORE: The whole variety of dengue virus instances crossed the 1,000 mark in Punjab after the province reported 44 new instances Monday morning, official knowledge from the well being division confirmed.

In its every day replace on the dengue fever, the workplace of the Major and Secondary Well being Care Division spokesperson stated that 12 of the brand new instances had been reported from Lahore, 18 from Rawalpindi, 4 from Attock, three from Vehari and one every from Sheikhupura, Faisalabad, Chakwal, Jhang, Multan, Khanewal and Okara.

Dengue prevention actions have been intensified throughout Punjab on the directions of Well being Secretary Imran Sikandar Baloch.

To this point this yr, 1,126 confirmed instances of dengue have been reported from throughout Punjab, the well being secretary shared. Of those, 917 confirmed instances of dengue have been reported from Lahore.

Baloch confirmed that at the moment, there are 88 dengue sufferers in hospitals throughout the province, of whom 51 dengue sufferers are admitted in hospitals in Lahore, 29 in Rawalpindi, three in Sargodha, two in Multan and one every in Bahawalpur, Faisalabad and Attock.

‘Precaution towards dengue crucial throughout monsoon season’

Precautionary measures towards the dengue virus are crucial through the ongoing monsoon season, the well being secretary emphasised.

He known as for residents to take extra accountability to forestall dengue through the monsoon season, asking them to not let rainwater accumulate in residential areas.

Baloch urged the general public to be as cautious of precautionary measures towards dengue as with coronavirus.

He additionally made an enchantment to all non secular students of Punjab to tell worshipers visiting mosques about measures for the prevention of dengue.

“Show to be a accountable citizen and maintain your environment clear,” Baloch stated, including that dengue mosquito breeding will be managed by taking good care of cleanliness. 

A breakdown of dengue sufferers throughout Punjab hospitals

Of the 51 dengue sufferers admitted in Lahore hospitals, eight are in Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, six in Medical doctors Hospital & Medical Middle, six in Jinnah hospital, 5 in Ghurki Belief Educating Hospital, 4 in Lahore Basic Hospital, three sufferers every are in Farooq Hospital, Mayo Hospital and Omar Hospital & Cardiac Centre, two in Hameed Latif Hospital, one every in Central Park Educating Hospital and College of Lahore Educating Hospital.

In Rawalpindi, 25 sufferers have been admitted to the Holy Household Hospital, three within the district headquarters hospital and one in Benazir Bhutto Hospital.

The DHQ Hospital, Sargodha has three dengue sufferers and Nishtar Hospital, Multan has two sufferers.

In the meantime, Bahawal Victoria Hospital, Bahawalpur, District Headquarters Hospital Faisalabad and Attock even have one dengue affected person every.

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