Punjab intensifies dengue prevention activities

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A file photograph of the dengue ward at a public hospital in Pakistan. Picture: On-line
  • On the instructions of Imran Sikandar, well being division is conducting operations throughout Punjab to eradicate dengue larvae.
  •  At the least 136 dengue sufferers have been reported throughout the province within the final 24 hours.
  • “Precautionary measures towards dengue are crucial in monsoon season,” says Sikander.

LAHORE: Amid efforts to save lots of individuals from the surging instances of the dengue virus within the province, prevention actions have been intensified throughout Punjab.

On the instructions of Secretary Main and Secondary Healthcare (P&SH) Punjab Imran Sikandar Baloch, the well being division is conducting operations throughout the province to eradicate dengue larvae.

At the least 136 dengue sufferers have been reported throughout the province within the final 24 hours.

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Out of those complete 136 instances, 103 dengue instances have been registered in Lahore yesterday.

Sharing the breakdown of the overall variety of instances, Sikander stated 17 dengue sufferers have been reported from Rawalpindi, 4 from Sargodha and three from Hafizabad.

In the meantime, two instances of dengue have been reported from Sheikhupura and Okara whereas one case of dengue was reported from Attock, Chakwal, Multan, Narowal and Chiniot every. 

To date this 12 months, 1,436 confirmed instances of dengue have been reported from throughout Punjab, stated Sikandar. In the meantime, at the least 1,180 confirmed instances of dengue have been reported from Lahore.

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Sikander stated: “Precautionary measures towards dengue are crucial within the monsoon season.”

“Residents ought to take extra duty to forestall dengue throughout the monsoon season,” he urged.

Sharing his views about stagnated water, he stated rainwater shouldn’t accumulate in residential areas.

The secretary stated that the well being division groups checked 446,431 indoor locations throughout Punjab on Tuesday and 104,947 outside locations throughout the province.

“The general public is urged to take precautionary measures towards dengue virus together with coronavirus,” Sikandar appealed.

He requested all non secular students of Punjab to create consciousness among the many individuals coming to mosques about dengue prevention.

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Sikander added: “Show your self a accountable citizen and maintain your environment clear. Don’t enable water to build up inside and outdoors the home.”

“Dengue mosquito breeding may be prevented by caring for cleanliness,” he reiterated.