Dengue continues to strike, takes 6 more lives


Dengue claimed five lives in Lahore while a patient passed away in Chichawatni on Saturday.
Aslam, a 50-year-old resident of Iqbal Town and 50-year-old Mubashir of Samanabad died in Ganga Ram Hospital while 30-year-old Shakil of Jaranwala passed away at Mayo Hospital Lahore. 99-year-old Rashid and Imran of Ghaziabad succumbed to dengue fever at the Services Hospital.
On the other side, 40-year-old Ghulam Murtaza fell a victim to the dengue virus in Chichawatni.
The number of dengue fever cases is also increasing in other cities including Faisalabad, Bahawalpur and Sargodha and Taxila. In Faisalabad, the number of dengue patients has reached 1,324 with registration of 15 new cases.
Moreover, the number of patients has reached 305 in Bahawalpur including six new cases. The number of dengue virus patients has rose to 232 in Sargodha and 90 in Taxila.


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