Dengue claims three more lives in KP

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Staff Reporter
Peshawar/Islamabad

Dengue fever virus has killed three more patients and infected another 90 during the last 24 hours in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP).

As many as 45 people became victim of dengue in the provincial capital Peshawar. The death toll due to the dengue virus in KP now rose to four.

Moreover, 125 people also recovered from the virus that has become a nuisance for people and authorities. Currently, there are 178 patients being treated in different hospitals of Peshawar.

Moreover, the dengue virus surged again in the Bannu district as nine patients have been diagnosed with the dengue virus in the district.

Two doctors were among those infected with the dengue virus while two other patients were undergoing treatment at the DHO Hospital.

Meanwhile one more person succumbed to dengue hemorrhagic fever in Islamabad on Thursday, sources said.

The sources said five people have died from the mosquito-borne disease in the capital thus far this season. The latest victim was a resident of Ittefaq Colony in Islamabad’s Tarnol, they said.

As many as 96 more people were diagnosed with the disease during the past 24 hours, taking the tally of cases in the capital to 815. Of the total cases, 545 have been reported in rural areas and 270 in urban areas. Punjab reported 207 cases of dengue hemorrhagic fever in the province during the last 24 hours.

Secretary Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department Punjab, Imran Sikandar Baloch earlier today stated that out of 234 cases 179 dengue fever infections have been reported in Lahore.

“This season 2989 dengue fever cases have surfaced in Punjab so far,” health secretary said. “Most dengue fever cases have been reported in Lahore,” Imran Sikandar said.

Meanwhile, one more person succumbed to dengue hemorrhagic fever in Islamabad on Thursday, sources said.

The sources said five people have died from the mosquito-borne disease in the capital thus far this season. The latest victim was a resident of Ittefaq Colony in Islamabad’s Tarnol, they said.

As many as 96 more people were diagnosed with the disease during the past 24 hours, taking the tally of cases in the capital to 815.

Of the total cases, 545 have been reported in rural areas and 270 in urban areas. Punjab reported 207 cases of dengue hemorrhagic fever in the province during the last 24 hours.

Secretary Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department Punjab, Imran Sikandar Baloch earlier today stated that out of 234 cases 179 dengue fever infections have been reported in Lahore. “This season 2989 dengue fever cases have surfaced in Punjab so far,” health secretary said.

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