81 more dengue cases reported in capital

Meanwhile, Rawalpindi hospitals admit 62 more dengue-positive patients

Our Correspondent September 29, 2022
Several dengue patients are isolated in mosquito nets at the Benazir Bhutto Hospital, Rawalpindi. PHOTO: ONLINE


As many as 81 patients with dengue fever were reported during the last 24 hours, said Islamabad Deputy Commissioner Irfan Nawaz Memon.

He was talking to the media after chairing a meeting to review the current dengue situation in the federal capital on Wednesday.

The officials of the health department, Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI), and several assistant commissioners were present on the occasion.

It was told in the meeting that anti-dengue fumigation was completed in Abdullah Town, H-13, union councils Tarnol and Kuri, adjoining areas of Fateh Jang Road, Bari Imam, and Lake View Park.

The teams of the Islamabad administration along with entomologists inspected some 98 larvae breeding sites and sealed one of the service stations whereas the first information report (FIR) was lodged against six persons.

The sanitation directorate of MCI carried out a cleanliness drive at various graveyards of union councils Kuri and Koral.

Further, 62 more dengue-positive patients were admitted to the three allied hospitals in Rawalpindi.


Published in The Express Tribune, September 29th, 2022.


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