23 more dengue patients land in hospitals.

RAWALPINDI -- Though mercury has dropped to 8 degrees Celsius in twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad, there was no letup in dengue patients as 23 more landed in three government run hospitals on Tuesday.

A total 74 confirmed dengue patients are in three government run hospitals including 23 in Holy Family Hospital (HFH), 26 in Benazir Bhutto Hospital (BBH) and 25 in District Headquarters (DHQ) Hospital.

As many as 50 patients in three government run hospitals belonged to Rawalpindi District, 21 from Islamabad and one patient each arrived from Chakwal, Mianawali and Manshera respectively.

According to the data of District Health Authority, mostly patients arrived from Potohar Town, Satellite Town, Dhoke Kala Khan, Qayyumabad, Dhoke Ali Akbar, Hazara Colony, Dhoke Hassu, Khana Dak, Chaklala, Chakri, Chauntra, Dhoke Mangtal, Chaman Zar, Bangish Colony and adjoining areas.

District Health Authority Chief Executive Officer Dr Anser Ishaq told Dawn that with the drop in temperature the number of dengue patients was reduced this week.

He said dengue mosquitoes did...

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