350 patients affected by dengue are admitted to different hospitals in Punjab during the last 24 hours.— File photo

LAHORE: Four more patients succumbed to dengue fever in Lahore on Friday, taking the total death toll to 222 in Punjab, DawnNews reported.

According to the Punjab Health Department, 248 patients from Lahore and overall 350 patients affected by the virus were admitted to different hospitals in Punjab during the last 24 hours.

Meanwhile, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif had directed concerned authorities to come up with a plan in three days to curb the virus.

He had asked senior doctors and consultants to visit hospitals and present their reports on a daily basis.

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