CM SHOWS CONCERN OVER INCREASE IN NUMBER OF DENGUE PATIENTS IN RAWALPINDI

September 04, 2019

Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar has expressed his concern over increase in the number of dengue patients in Rawalpindi and sought a report from secretary health. He said that practical measures adopted by the government to overcome dengue disease should also be visible in the field and added that administrative offices should also ensure implementation of the SOPs. He has directed to give attention to indoor and outdoor surveillance adding that disposal of stagnant water should be ensured at the earliest and spray be done in case of need. The chief minister made it clear that no negligence will be tolerated and action will be initiated over it. He directed that best facilities be provided to dengue patients in hospitals and they should be completely looked after. An awareness campaign should also be run, he added. Meanwhile, the chief minister also sought a report about the anti-dengue measures.