At least 128 new dengue cases reported in Punjab in 24 hours

At least 128 new dengue cases reported in Punjab in 24 hours

Lahore (Web Desk): At least 128 dengue cases were reported in the last 24 hours in Punjab.

According to the most recent update from the Health Department, as of Wednesday, a concerning total of 3,914 confirmed Dengue cases spread across 36 districts in Punjab this year.

As per the details, Lahore leads with 1,587 cases, followed by Rawalpindi, Multan, Faisalabad, and Gujranwala, documenting 992, 491, 187, and 157 cases, respectively.

Within the past 24 hours, Lahore reported 60 new dengue cases, Rawalpindi reported 40, Multan reported 10, Faisalabad reported 4, Gujranwala reported 7, and Sheikhupura recorded 2 cases.

Additionally, Kasur, Okara, Sahiwal, Bahawalnagar, and Layyah each reported a new case. Currently, 158 dengue patients were receiving treatment in various hospitals across Punjab.

Ali Jaan Khan, the Secretary of Health in Punjab, issued an appeal to citizens, urging them to maintain clean and dry surroundings as a preventive measure against dengue fever.

He also requested their cooperation with the health department teams.

For dengue treatment, information, or complaints, citizens can contact the health department’s free helpline at 1033. Vigilance and proactive measures were crucial in controlling the spread of dengue in Punjab.