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With 174 additional cases, Dengue virus continues to rise in Islamabad and Rawalpindi

The federal capital recorded 77 new dengue cases, while Rawalpindi, the city’s twin across the border, reported 97 in the previous day.

The capital of Pakistan, Islamabad, recorded 77 dengue cases in the previous 24 hours, including 41 cases from rural areas and 36 cases from urban areas, according to information provided by the District Health Officer (DHO)

Following the new cases, there are now 1734 confirmed cases of dengue in Islamabad, and the DHO stated that five individuals had died as a result of the virus.

1048 cases out of the total reported in Islamabad were in rural areas, while 686 cases were in nearby urban areas.

According to Dr. Zaeem, 30 cases were reported by private laboratories, and 17 patients were admitted to the PIMS hospital in Islamabad in the previous 24 hours, along with 9 at the polyclinic hospital, 3 at the Federal General Hospital, 11 at the Holy Family Hospital, 5 at BBH Rawalpindi, and 2 at DHQ Rawalpindi.

The DHO said that five people have died this season from the dengue virus.

The capital’s neighbouring twin city Rawalpindi reported 97 new dengue cases on the previous day, but one person died from the disease. According to the ministry of health, there are now 1659 cases in Rawalpindi as a whole.

Pavan Manzoor
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Pavan Manzoor is an experienced content writer , editor and social media handler along with a track record of youth-oriented activities in Pakistan and abroad. She was selected as a fully-funded delegate as a leadership fellow in Turkey. She also led a team of 5 volunteers at the week-long Young Professionals Fellowship in Maldives. She is also a member of the Youth Standing Committee on Higher Education.

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