81 cases of dengue in Punjab


About 81 new cases of dengue virus were reported in Punjab on Wednesday while no loss of life was recorded.

According to the Health department, a total 744 cases of the virus had been reported so far during the current year while three people died and 117 patients are under treatment in different hospitals of the province.

The Punjab Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department reported 40 cases of dengue in Rawalpindi, 28 in Lahore, two in Chakwal, one in Khanewal, two in Multan, four in Sheikhupura, one in Kasur and one case had been reported in Gujrat.

Meanwhile, an anti-dengue squad under the Punjab Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department (P&SHD) had eliminated dengue larvae at 354 places in the province during a continuous daily based surveillance.

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