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November 16, 2019

Polyclinic admits 16 more dengue patients

Islamabad

November 16, 2019

Islamabad :The Federal Government Polyclinic hospital admitted 16 dengue patients on Friday a day after receiving five cases of the mosquito-borne disease.

Until now, the hospital, the second-largest public sector one in the capital city after PIMS, has treated 5,975 dengue patients, said spokesman Dr Sharif Astori.

He said nine dengue deaths were reported in Polyclinic, where 80 beds and a special team of doctors and paramedics had been allocated to handle such cases.

Dr Astori said most of the dengue cases were those, who were either old ones or not treated in the past.

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