Dengue Cases Continue To Rise In City Rawalpindi
Muhammad Irfan 8 days ago Wed 11th September 2019 | 08:56 PM
Dengue fever cases have registered a sharp rise in the city as 83 more persons have become its victims during the last 24 hours
The number of dengue fever patients in Allied Hospital's dengue wards are continuously increasing while the district government, Health Department and others have made arrangements to control the situation.
Talking to APP, District Health Services Preventive services Dr Tahir Rizvi confirmed that 42 patients were reported from UC-79 which have been already declared epidemic area while 10 patients were reported from Rawal Town, 9 from Cantt,1 from Kalar syedan and 20 from Potohar town areas which have been shifted to different hospitals of the district including allied hospitals of the city.
Deputy District Health Officer Dr Zeeshan said a full-scale fumigation drive is underway in different localities of the city especially where dengue larva has been found.
He advised the residents to take precautionary measures and not to panic as dengue fever is curable with timely and proper treatment.