Two more die of dengue in Rawalpindi


Staff Reporter

At least two more people have died owing to dengue in the garrison city on Sunday, taking the toll from the viral fever to 35 for the year.
Despite the health emergency imposed by the provincial government, number of dengue patients continues to increase and 160 new cases were reported in Rawalpindi in 24 hours.
The latest deaths were reported in allied hospitals and the victims included 50-year-old Shabbir of Siddiqui Chowk and two-year-old Sajid, a resident of Misrial Road. With 160 new cases, total number of dengue patients in Rawalpindi has climbed to 6638.
The mosquito-borne disease which may prove fatal if not diagnosed and treated in time has spread rapidly throughout Pakistan and has caused serious concern among the masses.

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