KARACHI/LAHORE (92 News) – As many as 58 fresh cases of mosquito-borne dengue fever have been surfaced in Punjab as well as 231 new cases reported in Karachi.
The Health Department confirmed that 150 dengue patients are under treatment in all the hospitals in Punjab. 58 fresh cases surfaced within 24 hours in Punjab while 48 patients have been discharged.
According to the reports, the number of dengue fever cases has jumped to 10,747 in Sindh with the recent increase of 231 cases in Karachi. The death toll has jumped to 30 this year in Karachi. Recently, A 55-year-old woman, identified as Zahida Kausar, resident of the Federal B. Area, lost her life fighting the dengue virus at a private hospital of Karachi. A seventh-month-old child, resident of Al-Noor society, also lost the battle against dengue fever.
Meanwhile, the health authorities confirmed that as many as 40 new cases of mosquito-borne dengue fever were detected during the last 24 hours across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
is still out of control as three more people have died of dengue, including a 26-year-old man and death toll rises to 63 across Pakistan during a year.
Dengue virus has been spread all over cities across country and three dengue patients died in Rawalpindi on Wednesday and dozens of dengue patients reported in different hospitals. The spaces of wards in the government-run hospitals have been almost finished.
Mohammad Sajid, 26, and Ansa, 60-years-old died in the Holy Family Hospital, four days after he was diagnosed with dengue and admitted to hospital. A woman also died in highly intensive unit of hospital in Karcahi.
As many as 192 cases of dengue virus were detected in the last 24 hours in Karachi as 102 cases reported from Rawalpindi. The death toll due to dengue illness has been soared in the province in the last two months.
80 patients were identified in PIMS as many dengue cases have been surfaced from Faisalabad, Sialkot, Mandi Bahauddin, Gujranwala, Faisalabad, Khanewal and Bahawalnagar.
On the other hand, the government is completely failed to control the problem of dengue and the authorities are busy in hollow claims. No room in the government hospitals due to the increasing of dengue patients.