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93 Dengue Cases Reported in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Dengue cases are on the rise in the Federal Capital, with 93 new ones reported during the last 24 hours raising the number of confirmed dengue patients to 2,679 in the current season along with six deaths.

“Dengue strikes the Federal Capital seasonally and several measures have been taken to contain the disease,” Director, Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS), Dr Khalid Masood said.

He confirmed that a total of 73 dengue patients had been admitted to PIMS and 13 of them still receiving treatment.

He said around 10 patients were discharged daily on improving their condition. “On a daily basis, new dengue patients are being admitted to PIMS from Rawalpindi that resulted in increasing the burden on the PIMS administration. However, we are providing all possible medical care to all patients.”