RAWALPINDI -- Deputy Commissioner Saif Ullah Khan Dogar said about 5494 dengue fever suspects have so far been brought to the public and private hospitals of the district out of which 3333 belonged to Potohar town and 617 from Rawal Town.
Addressing a press conference here on Thursday, he said that presently 620 patients were admitted in the allied hospitals of the city including 220 in Holy Family Hospital, 250 in Benazir Bhutto Hospital,104 in district headquarters hospital and 46 in others.
Dogar informed that 10 people lost their lives from the mosquito-borne disease this year.
He said that 414 confirmed patients were admitted in the hospitals out of which 172 were of Dengue hemorrhagic fever while 242 were discharged during last 24 hours after providing the required treatment.
He said maximum arrangements for the treatment of dengue fever patients have been made in the city hospitals, adding 1100 beds were available at the allied hospitals while 806 beds have been allocated for dengue patients in the private hospitals of the...