Punjab sees spike in dengue virus cases

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Punjab continues to report a surge in mosquito-born disease as the province has reported 215 fresh dengue virus cases during the last 24 hours.

In a statement, the secretary health Punjab said that 105 cases of dengue virus were reported from Lahore and 47 cases of the mosquito-borne disease were logged in Rawalpindi during the past 24 hours.

Moreover, 18 dengue virus cases were reported in Gujranwala, while three cases each were reported from Kasur, Vehari and Sheikupura.

The Punjab secretary of health said that 3,645 dengue infections have been reported in the province this year so far, adding that 1,489 cases of the disease have been reported in Lahore alone.

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