14,015 dengue cases reported across country: Dr Mirza.

ISLAMABAD -- Special Assistant to Prime Minister on National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination Dr Zafar Mirza on Friday said that so far 14,015 confirmed dengue cases have been reported throughout the country. Addressing a press conference, Dr Mirza said that as many as 790 cases have been reported in last 24 hours with 209 cases from Punjab, 216 from Islamabad, 120 from Sindh, 169 from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and four from Balochistan. He said the data shows that maximum cases have been reported during last 24 hours in twin cities. He said 381 cases have been reported in Rawalpindi and Islamabad with ratio of 48% sustaining status of being the hottest spots at the moment. He said that so far 26 deaths have been confirmed from dengue disease throughout the country. He said no death has been reported during the last 24 hours.

He said that a daily basis meeting to manage dengue situation was being held at the ministry. He added for effective coordination, representatives from Rawalpindi will be regularly attending the meeting. Dr Zafar Mirza said that it has...

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