Administration declares three dengue red zones in Rawalpindi

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Sindh seeks help from Punjab to control dengue

Following dengue mosquito attacks, the district administration Rawalpindi has declared three areas as red zones.

According to reports, in order to control dengue mosquito attacks in Rawalpindi, the district administration has declared Gurja Road, Chak Jaladin and Doveri as dengue red zone.

The district administration said that the number of infected patients has reached 60 in the dengue red zone areas of Rawalpindi.

The administration has informed that on the orders of Commissioner Rawalpindi, mobile laboratories have been sent to the affected areas and the camp office of the Assistant Commissioner’s office has also been established.

The health department and related staff have also been directed to reach the red zone and speed up anti-dengue operations.

Dengue cases are increasing across Sindh

It should be noted that in the last 24 hours, 31 dengue patients have been reported in Punjab province, out of which 18 patients belong to Rawalpindi, 12 to Lahore and 1 to Faisalabad.

According to Secretary Health Punjab, 665 dengue cases have been reported in Punjab so far this year.

A total of 298 dengue cases have been reported from Lahore, 136 dengue patients are currently under treatment in hospitals across the province.

42 patients are under treatment in Lahore hospitals.