Punjab reports another dengue case; tally reaches 110


LAHORE: The number of confirmed dengue fever cases in Punjab has reached 110 this year so far, after the detection of one more new case on Saturday. According to a spokesperson of the Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department Punjab, the fresh case was reported in Lahore and the patient has been under treatment. No deaths have been reported in the ongoing year due to the dengue virus, the health department spokesperson said. The health officials advised people to contact helpline 1033 in case of any signs of dengue fever or can register their complaints. He further added that around 100 dengue patients have recovered and were allowed to leave for their homes. Earlier on Tuesday last, two cases of dengue fever were reported from Lahore and Rawalpindi. TLTP