The total number of patients with signs and symptoms similar to those of dengue fever admitted in different hospitals of Pakistan stood at 3,230 by Monday evening, according to a press release issued by Pakistan health ministry here.
The total number of patients declared positive for dengue virus across the country stands at 1,113, said the press release.
So far a total of 33 deaths have occurred from dengue fever across the country, 32 from Sindh province and one in North West Frontier Province.
A total number of 500 patients have so far been admitted to different hospitals in Islamabad and Rawalpindi with symptoms similar to those of dengue fever.
The total number of positive cases of dengue virus in the twin cities now stands at 175.
(Xinhua News Agency November 7, 2006)