Worrying indicators for Punjab as province reviews 34 dengue instances in a day

Lahore reported 29 dengue instances in final 24 hours. 
  • Punjab reviews 34 new dengue instances within the final 24 hours.
  • Twenty-nine of the 34 dengue instances emerge in Lahore. 
  • Two instances of dengue virus had been reported in Rawalpindi and one every in Pakpattan, Jhang and Gujrat.

LAHORE: A current spike within the variety of dengue virus infections in Punjab has began ringing alarm bells amongst well being professionals, because the province reported 34 new dengue instances within the final 24 hours. 

Lahore was probably the most affected metropolis from the dengue virus the place 29 instances emerged within the final 24 hours, as per information from the Punjab well being division. 

In the meantime, two instances of the virus had been reported in Rawalpindi and one every in Pakpattan, Jhang and Gujrat.

Well being officers mentioned that they’re going through difficulties in controlling dengue primarily as a result of abundance of mosquitoes and the presence of stagnant water at numerous areas throughout the province, that serves as a breeding floor for the bugs. 

Well being secretary points warning

Earlier on August 8, the Secretary Major and Secondary Healthcare Division of Punjab Sarah Aslam had issued a notification, directing the division to accentuate dengue prevention throughout Punjab as two instances had been detected within the provincial capital.

Per the notification, two confirmed instances of dengue had been then reported in Lahore.

“Throughout this 12 months, a complete of 70 confirmed dengue instances had been reported from everywhere in the province, of which 33 sufferers have been reported from Lahore,” the notification had acknowledged.

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