Dengue circumstances drop in Islamabad


The variety of dengue sufferers has began to say no with the corresponding drop in temperature. During the final 24 hours, solely 46 circumstances have been reported. However, District Health Officer (DHO) Dr Zaeem Zia revealed that one affected person died throughout this time.

According to the DHO, the dying toll from dengue has risen to eight in rural areas and 6 in city areas, whereas the full variety of dengue-related deaths within the capital has reached 14. The complete variety of dengue sufferers within the metropolis has risen to 3643.

Zia stated that 634 dengue circumstances have been delivered to Holy Family Hospital (HFH) Rawalpindi, 154 to Benazir Bhutto Hospital (BBH) Rawalpindi, 44 to District Head Quarters (DHQ) Hospital Rawalpindi, 371 to Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS), 112 to Polyclinic Hospital, 402 to Federal General Hospital and 69 to Capital Development Authority (CDA) Hospital.

According to the DHO, dengue was confirmed in over 1,700 sufferers in personal hospitals and laboratories throughout Twin Cities. He added that out of the full circumstances in Islamabad, 2084 circumstances have been from rural areas, whereas 1559 circumstances have been from city areas.

Meanwhile, in neighbouring Rawalpindi, 75 extra dengue circumstances arrived within the three public sector hospitals of town over the past 24 hours, elevating the tally of confirmed circumstances 2546.

District Coordinator Epidemics Prevention and Control (DCEPC) Dr Sajjad Mehmood stated on Monday that among the many new circumstances, HFH registered 37, DHQ registered 21, and BBH registered 17 up to now 24 hours.

Published in The Express Tribune, November 2nd, 2021.

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