ISLAMABAD: As many as 94 cases of dengue hemorrhagic fever emerged in Islamabad during the previous 24 hours, District Health Officer (DHO) Dr Zaeem Zia said on Thursday.
Of the new cases, 71 were reported from rural areas while 27 from urban areas, he said, adding a total of 3,933 cases of the mosquito-borne disease – 2,289 from rural areas and 1,644 from urban areas, have been reported in the capital in the current season.
The DHO said the death toll from the dengue fever has reached 15.
On November 3, one death was reported from the viral disease, taking the death toll to 15.
Dengue fever cases are rising in Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Sindh and Islamabad at an alarming rate.