The Lahore district administration has ordered the closure of all swimming pools in the metropolis to prevent the reproduction of dengue-carrying mosquitoes. Reports suggest that this will be done immediately based on the instructions issued by Deputy Commissioner (DC) Lahore Muhammad. Ali.
The Assistant Commissioners (ACs) have also been asked to close each zone in the schools accordingly. DC Lahore announced that tire shops are under strict surveillance and their owners have been ordered to cooperate with the district administration to prevent the spread of the virus. virus
He told them to immediately remove old tires from gas stations and tire shops and warned that the shops of seal violators and First Information Reports (FIRs) would be registered against them.
The move comes amid reports of 55 new dengue cases in Punjab (with no fatalities) since August 20. The Punjab Primary and Secondary Health Care Department (P&SHD) disclosed that 537 cases have been reported so far while two people have died due to the disease this year. He added: Currently, 79 patients are being treated in several hospitals of the province.
According to a city-wide analysis by P&SHD, 25 cases were reported in Rawalpindi, 23 in Lahore, two each in Gujranwala and Kasur and one each in Sheikhupura, Mandi Bahauddin and Ukara. 109,303 outdoor locations to find dengue larvae and remove them from 2,251 locations during daily surveillance in the province. The Ministry of Health advised people to take preventive measures and keep the environment clean and dry to prevent the transmission of the virus