Islamabad reports 11 more cases of dengue fever in 24 hours
ISLAMABAD: A surge of dengue fever cases has been reported in the federal capital territory as 11 new cases of the disease were surfaced in the last 24 hours.
According to sources, seven cases of dengue viral fever were reported in rural and four cases in urban areas of the federal capital.
“In the ongoing season, 145 dengue fever cases have been reported in Islamabad so far, sources said. “In rural areas 106 and in urban areas of Islamabad 39 dengue virus cases have been reported.
Dengue virus has claimed two lives during this season in Islamabad, according to the report. “Both patients succumbed to the disease in this season were residents of Ghouri Town Phase IV in Islamabad,” according to the paper.
According to sources, delays in fumigation by the administration resulted in an upsurge in dengue patients.
According to sources, most patients of the dengue hemorrhagic fever cases have been admitted to hospitals in Rawalpindi. TF Report