10 dengue cases reported


As many as five patients suffering from dengue virus were admitted to Bahawal Victoria Hospital as well as five to Sir Sadiq Civil Hospital for medical treatment in Bahawalpur.

Focal Person for Anti-Dengue Campaign, Dr. Khalid Channar said that during period from Janu-ary 2022 to October 2022, total 27 cases of dengue fever virus were reported in Bahawalpur district.

He added that 24 patients out of total reported 27 cases were who arrived in Bahawalpur from other districts. He said that anti-dengue virus campaign was underway across Bahawalpur district, adding that 108 outdoor surveillance teams and 412 indoor surveillance teams had been participating in the campaign. He urged citizens must avoid accumula-tion of water in and out of their houses.

Meanwhile Deputy Commissioner (DC) Fuad Ghaffar Soomro has directed the concerned offi-cers of the health department to take measures to prevent the spread of dengue by using all re-sources so that the public could be protected from the virus.

He gave this instruction while presiding over a meeting to review the dengue situation at Sha-hbaz Hall on Tuesday. The DC asked that data of the dengue cases should be collected from gov-ernment as well as private hospitals of the dis-trict.

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