RAWALPINDI: As many as 21 more dengue patients landed in government hospitals in the district on Thursday, taking the tally to 249.

According to official figures, 14 patients arrived from Potohar Town, one each from Taxila Cantonment, cantonment, Municipal Corporation Rawalpindi and two from Islamabad.

So far, 150 patients have come from Potohar Town Pre-Urban, 18 from Kahuta, 13 from Rawalpindi Cantonment, 15 from Municipal Corporation, six from Chaklala Cantonment, seven from Taxila, five from Potohar Town, three from Taxila and one from Gujar Khan. As many as 18 patients belong to other districts.

During the last 24 hours, 130 patients arrived in the hospitals. Three FIRs were registered, four residential and commercial sites sealed during anti-dengue operations while six challans, 41 notices were issued and fines of Rs62,000 imposed on violators.

Published in Dawn, August 26th, 2022

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