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Dengue in the country is still uncontrollable

By Rao Afnan – Reporter

17th October, 2019

Toll of dengue victims in Sindh has risen up to 5,000.

According to the details, 166 new cases have been registered in the province in last 24 hours.

Last month, 1807 were reportedly affected by dengue virus in Sindh province, whereas, 1675 were only reported in Karachi.

According to the Dengue Control and Prevention Program, 100 cases are being reported in a single day in metropolis.

Dozens of citizens have been diagnosed with the mosquito-borne viral disease in Karachi.

30 patients, who belong to North Nazimabad Block F, have been admitted to Habib Medical and a nearby hospital for treatment.

Dengue cases are on the rise in Punjab as 3 have been confirmed with dengue in last 24 hours in Multan’s Nishtar Hospital.

22 among the 25 admitted in Nishtar Isolation Ward have been confirmed with the mosquito-borne virus.

144 new dengue cases emerged in Karachi in 24 hours, after which the total number of dengue-affected people in Karachi alone has exceeded to more than 2,000.

According to Dengue Surveillance Cell, 144 new cases emerged in a single day.

In October, the number of people affected in Karachi has reached 2 thousand 140.

This year a large number of 5,183 people were affected by dengue in Karachi and 5,518 in Sindh as a whole.

The death toll in Sindh rose to 18, according to Dengue Surveillance Cell.

Whereas, according to the health officials the total number of dengue cases registered in Pakistan are more than thirty thousand.

Earlier, Rawalpindi had become the most affected district of dengue mosquito in Punjab with over 150 people suffering from dengue fever, whereas other 34 people were killed.

The dengue affectees in the country are increasing rapidly day-by day, sources said.

According to latest reports, more than 150 people suffers from dengue fever and the dengue affectees toll has risen to 7,886 in the last 24 hours.

Health officials estimate that at least 25,000 people in the twin cities have tested positive for the dengue virus recently.

In the two big hospitals of Islamabad alone, some 8,000 dengue cases have been identified.

Arhama Altaf

Web Editor, BOL News conributed to the story

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