DC For Devising Effective Strategy To Deal With The Rising Dengue Cases
Faizan Hashmi 25 days ago Sat 25th September 2021 | 08:05 PM
Deputy Commissioner Muhammad Ali Saturday directed officials concerned to devise effective strategies to deal with the increasing number of dengue cases in the district
RAWALPINDI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 25th Sep, 2021 ) :Deputy Commissioner Muhammad Ali Saturday directed officials concerned to devise effective strategies to deal with the increasing number of dengue cases in the district.
Presiding over a meeting held to review the prevailing dengue situation and measures taken for eradication of this menace, he directed that anti-dengue regulations are fully implemented and stern action be taken against those failing to comply with the laws.
Ali asked the officials to keep an eye on junkyards, schools and under construction buildings which lead to the spread of dengue larvae and leave no place wet or with stagnant water On the occasion, Chief Executive Officer District Health Authority Dr Faiza Naeem briefed the meeting that around 74 positive cases had been reported in the district so far from January 2021 out of which 37 were admitted in allied hospitals of the city while remaining discharged after with the required treatment.
She informed that nine more confirmed cases were reported from Rawalpindi during the last 24 hours with four belonged to the Rawalpindi Cantonment area, two from Chaklala cantonment, two from Rawal Town and one from Potohar town.
Dr Faiza said that case response activity had been carried out at those residences and workplaces from where patients were reported on the last day.