The number of dengue patients in Pakistan is on the rise. The number of dengue patients has reached the mark of five thousand in the last two weeks. Earlier, the number of dengue patients here was 49, 587. According to the report, the number of dengue patients in Pakistan has increased this year compared with the last 8 years. In 2011, 27 thousand people were affected by dengue.
The number of people dying of dengue has risen four times this year. Sajid Shah, the spokesperson for the National Health Service, said that Pakistan has had an unprecedented number of dengue cases worldwide this year. It is being treated along with this to prevent it. According to official information, there are 13,173 dengue patients from Islamabad, 13,251 from Sindh, 9,855 from Punjab, 776 from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and 3,217 from Balochistan. In addition, 1,690 cases have been reported from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), while 625 cases have been identified in another category, which suggests that dengue cases have not increased.
Meanwhile, there have been no dengue deaths from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Gilgit-Baltistan, while more than 22 dengue patients have died in the capital of Pakistan, Islamabad, according to the report. Let us know that since 1994, Pakistan has been facing dengue outbreaks. Two outbreaks of dengue have occurred in Pakistan over the last two decades. In 2005, there were 6,000 cases of dengue. There were 52 people killed because of dengue. In 2011, there were 21,000 dengue people from Lahore. At least 350 people were killed. At least 48,000 dengue cases were reported across Pakistan between 2011 and 2014.