LAHORE: As many as four people succumbed to dengue in Punjab during the last 24 hours on Sunday.

As many as 113 people tested positive for dengue in the province. Out of them, 88 contracted dengue in Lahore, seven in Gujranwala, four in Rawalpindi, three in Multan, two each in Faisalabad, Bahawalnagar, Gujrat, and Sheikhupura, and one each in Chakwal, Khanewal and Nankana Sahib.

Three people died of dengue in Lahore and one in Sheikhupura.

A total of 24,921 people tested positive for dengue during the current year in Punjab and 142 of them lost their lives.

As many as 936 people are still undergoing treatment in different hospitals of the province and 692 of them in Lahore.

Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department Secretary Imran Sikander Baloch said the dengue teams had inspected 66,366 outdoor places in the province and recovered larva from 192 places and removed it.

COVID-19: One patient lost his life due to coronavirus and 74 new cases were reported in the province during the last 24 hours on Sunday.

As many as 42 cases were reported in Lahore, 14 in Rawalpindi, three each in Faisalabad, and Multan. The one person who lost his life due to Covid-19 belonged to Sheikhupura.

The coronavirus cases positivity ratio stood at 0.5 per cent in the province.

Published in Dawn, November 29th, 2021

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