Lahore studies 81 dengue instances within the final 24 hours. Photograph: file 

ISLAMABAD: Holding in view the latest spike in dengue instances throughout the nation, well being authorities Sunday feared Pakistan may face an outbreak of the mosquito-borne illness within the coming days.

In line with the provincial well being division, 90 instances of the dengue virus have been reported throughout Punjab over the previous 24 hours. Eighty-one of those instances had been reported in Lahore alone, stated officers.

In the meantime, six instances of the virus surfaced in Rawalpindi whereas Vehari, Sargodha and DI Khan reported one case every of the virus over the previous day.

It’s pertinent to say right here that the dengue virus has as soon as once more reared its ugly head throughout Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

The whole tally of dengue virus instances this 12 months has surged to 1,082 whereas 905 instances in whole have been reported from Lahore this 12 months.

Dengue larvae had been discovered at 158 spots by well being authorities on Saturday.

In the meantime, 32 extra folks had been contaminated with the virus within the federal capital prior to now 24 hours, pushing the tally of the instances in Islamabad to 177.

A number of instances of the dengue virus had been additionally reported in Peshawar. The latest spike in dengue instances has alarmed the provincial well being division.

Individuals have demanded the federal government take enough measures to stem the illness from spreading additional.

Islamabad studies surge in dengue instances

A day earlier, a speedy surge in dengue fever instances had been reported within the federal capital.

Islamabad District Well being Officer (DHO), Dr. Zaeem Zia advised Geo Information a day earlier that the latest improve within the instances resulted within the admission of extra dengue fever sufferers within the hospitals.

“As many as 82 people contracted dengue within the final 4 days,” Dr. Zia had stated.

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