Rawalpindi & Islamabad emerged as hotspots for dengue cases: Dr Zafar Mirza

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on National Health Services Dr Zafar Mirza has said that Rawalpindi and Islamabad have emerged as the hotspots for the dengue cases.

Talking to the media persons in Islamabad on Saturday, he said that hospitals in the twin cities are being reinforced with all the resources including the manpower to provide timely treatment to the dengue patients.

Dr Zafar Mirza also said that effective steps are being taken to control dengue fever. He said that the federal and Punjab governments are working in close coordination to check the situation.

Earlier on Friday Dr Zafar Mirza told in a Press Conference that at least 14,015 dengue cases have been confirmed in Pakistan

The special assistant told that 790 cases in total were reported in the last 24 hours, mostly from Rawalpindi and Islamabad.