44 another dengue virus cases surface in capital


ISLAMABAD: 04, OCTOBER, 2021: As many as 44 another infections of mosquito-borne virus surfaced in the federal capital in a single day on Monday. 

According to the health department sources, there were 26 cases reported from the urban areas while 18 from rural areas of Islamabad. 

Earlier, on October 2, as many as 54 more dengue cases reported in Islamabad in the last 24 hours.

According to concerned sources, total number of dengue fever infections recorded in this season has increased to 463 with 38 in rural areas and 16 from urban areas of the federal capital.

On the other hand, three patients have died of the mosquito-borne viral infection in Islamabad over the past two weeks. Two deaths reported in the rural areas, while one patient of dengue fever died in the urban area, sources informed.

Delay in fumigation by the administration resulted in an upsurge in dengue patients this season, the sources said. Most patients of the dengue fever have been admitted at Rawalpindi hospitals.

Dengue is a mosquito-borne viral disease that has rapidly spread in all regions in recent years.

Dengue is widespread throughout the tropics, with local variations in risk influenced by rainfall, temperature, relative humidity and unplanned rapid urbanization. (04)

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