63 more suffer from dengue in Punjab
ISLAMABAD, Aug 30 (APP): The number of patients affected by deadly dengue virus continues to grow across the country as another 63 people have been tested positive for mosquito-borne disease.Another 16 cases of dengue virus have been reported in Karachi. The recent rain spell has further aggravated the already terrible situation, a private news channel reported.
According to Health Department, 51 new dengue-hit patients have been brought to various hospitals in Punjab. Eight patients have been reported in Faisalabad. While four cases have appeared in Sargodha.
Overall, 1263 cases of dengue virus have been verified in Punjab.According to Sindh Health Department, 16 more cases of dengue have been reported in Karachi.
The number of people affected by dengue has reached 37 in August.Medical experts say that ongoing rains could worsen the situation and its intensity could further grow.