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Over 2000 dengue cases reported in Balochistan

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QUETTA: The provincial department of health has stated that up to 2,823 cases of dengue have been reported in Balochistan.
According to the report, 2,823 were confirmed cases of dengue virus while the test results of 1,898 people were awaited.
Three people lost their lives owing to the dengue virus in the province this year. Most of the cases were being reported from Kech, Gwadar, Lasbela.
In Kech, 1,747 people were infected by the virus, 872 were affected in Gwadar while 204 cases have surfaced from Lasbela so far.
According to the health department, measures were being taken to eradicate the dengue virus from Balochistan. Various awareness campaigns were also being run to educate people about preventive measures.
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The outspread of dengue in Punjab is also alarming. Last week, as many as 596 more people were diagnosed with dengue fever in Islamabad within a span of 24 hours.
The health department of the province said that 526 people were diagnosed with the mosquito-borne disease at government-run hospitals and 70 at private medical facilities.
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