Dengue outbreak: Number of patients reach 3500 in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI/ MULTAN/PESHAWAR: At least 124 more patients of the deadly dengue disease have been brought in different hospitals of Rawalpindi in the past 24 hours taking the toll of dengue affectees to 3500.

Despite of spraying twice in the day and crackdown of district administration and health department dengue situation could not be improved.

Patients admitted in hospitals include a large number of children and women. At least 10 people have died from dengue fever this year in Rawalpindi.

Meanwhile the number of dengue affected patients in Multan has reached 347 whereas larva have also been found from more than 1800 places.

Despite of forming teams,  the disease is increasing instead of declining as a result of which the number of patients have climbed to 347 from 340 and is continuously rising.

Besides this in Peshawar, dengue affected patients have crossed the mark of 100 claiming the life of one person in Tehkal. In Kohat dengue victims have reached to 109.

INP

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