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.
Keeping a close eye on Dengue to stop its spread while focusing on awareness programs to teach people how to eliminate factors contributing to it.— Dr. Yasmin Rashid (@Dr_YasminRashid) September 28, 2021
“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.”