Wednesday September 29, 2021

Dengue On The Rise In Punjab As 136 Cases Reported In Last 24 Hours

Lahore: Hospitals in Punjab has seen a rise in the cases of Dengue fever.

In the last 24 hours, 136 dengue new cases were reported in Punjab bringing the total number to 1,436. Out of these, 1,180 cases were reported from Lahore alone.

Most of the cases were recorded from Defense, Gulberg, Iqbal Town, and Samanabad.

The Punjab Health Department has directed officials to speed up the process of waste disposal urging people to cooperate with the government.

“People need to be vigilant and extra careful about dengue breeding sites in their surroundings,” Punjab Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid said. “Every citizen will have to ensure elimination of dengue larva.”

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