5000 Dengue Cases Reported Across Country
As many as 5000 cases of dengue virus have been confirmed across the whole country; where as 27 people have so far lost their lives due to this virus, according to National Health Department.
According to the report of the department, as many as 1556 cases have been rep[orted in Lahore only while 155 cases in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 5 in Azad Jammu Kashmir and 3371 cases in Sindh have been confirmed so far. the death toll due to this fast spreading virus has now reached 35.
Maximum people affected from this virus in Punjab are registered in Lahore. Dengue Surveillance Cell in Sindh is being extended and it is being associated with Sindh Blood Transfusion Authority. According to the health department Punjab, total number of Dengue patients has increased to 690.
In Faisalabad, 8 cases of Dengue virus have been detected and collectively 850 cases of Dengue virus from all over Punjab have been confirmed so far.