61 more dengue cases reported in capital in last 24 hours

ISLAMABAD: 13, OCTOBER, 2021: As many as 61 more people infected with dengue hemorrhagic fever in Islamabad in 24 hours.
According to details, the total number of affected patients has reached 1403 while the countrywide cases jump to 3,121.
Earlier, Punjab Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid told that nine people lost their lives due to dengue across the province so far.
In a statement, the provincial minister said, "Wrong impression is being spread that Punjab is facing severe dengue outbreak." "4,176 people have been diagnosed with the fever in Punjab," she added.
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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