Islamabad has recorded the highest number of dengue cases since October 15 in the last 24 hours, Dawn News has reported. As per District Health Officer (DHO) Dr Zaeem Zia, in the last 24 hours, 174 cases of dengue were reported in Islamabad. It is the highest number of cases since October 15 when 152 cases had emerged.

The DHO said that a patient admitted in Polyclinic lost his life to dengue on Friday.

110 cases of dengue have been reported from the rural areas and 64 from the urban areas. The DHO said that 47 patients were admitted in Federal General Hospital, 25 in Pims, 20 in Holy Family Hospital (HFH), three each in Polyclinic and Benazir Bhutto Hospital (BBH), two in Capital Hospital and one in the District Headquarters (DHQ) Hospital. The remaining patients were admitted in private hospitals.


As per details, 2,603 cases have been reported in Islamabad – 1,589 from rural and 1,014 from the urban areas.