Two more dengue patients die in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI, Sept 24 (INP): Two more dengue patients died in Rawalpindi on Tuesday, taking the toll from the viral fever to 12 in the city for the current year.

The 30-year-old Abdul Basit, a resident of Chakwal, died at the Holy Family Hospital, two days after he was admitted to hospital.

Shoaib, 24, also died of dengue fever at the private hospital.

During the current year, the number of dengue patients has jumped to 4,992 in Punjab, 2,267 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 2,397 in Sindh and 773 in Balochistan.