Free of cost dengue tests, treatment facility available at 14 district health centres.

RAWALPINDI -- To deal with the increasing number of dengue fever patients, the Specialized Healthcare and Medical Education Department, Punjab, has designated 14 health facilities in the Rawalpindi district to provide free-of-cost tests and treatment for dengue patients.

According to the list issued here, the facility would be available at Benazir Bhutto Hospital, Holy Family Hospital, District Headquarters Hospital, Al-Ehsan hospital, Saddar, Bilal hospital, Bashrat hospital, Jehlum road, Railways hospital, Tehsil Headquarters Hospitals in Gujjar Khan, Murree, Kalar Syeda and Taxila, Wah General Hospital, Quaid e Azam International Hospital and Wateem General Hospital, Islamabad.

In case of any complaints, the residents were advised to contact the toll-free number 0800-09009 round the clock.

Meanwhile, as many as 69 more dengue cases were reported in Rawalpindi during the last 24 hours, raising the tally of confirmed cases to 1,882.

District Coordinator Epidemics Prevention and Control (DCEPC), Dr Sajjad Mehmood, Monday said that, among the new cases, 40 patients had arrived from Potohar town urban area, nine from Rawalpindi...

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