Two fresh dengue cases reported in Punjab

Two fresh dengue cases reported in Punjab


LAHORE: Punjab on Sunday reported two new cases of dengue fever, taking the number of the total cases to 62 in the province, thus so far.

According to the spokespersons of the First and Second Medical Departments of Punjab, patients from Rawalpindi and Toba Tek Singh are receiving treatment.

He further added that out of a total of 62 patients, 56 patients with dengue fever have recovered, while six others in the province are still receiving treatment.

A health department spokesperson said that in the past year, there have been no reports of deaths due to the dengue virus.

If there are any signs of dengue fever, the public is advised to contact the service hotline 1033, or they can complain.

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In early August, Punjab reported 533 suspected cases of dengue fever in one day.

The patients after tests were declared fit and sound and were allowed to leave to their homes. Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid had said that emergency measures being taken by the provincial government against dengue outbreak.

She had said that all concerned authorities have been clearly advised that stagnant water ponds be immediately filled with soil and anti-dengue fumigation should be carried out on such places.

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