MARDAN - Two more dengue cases were reported in Mardan Medical Complex (MMC) on Tuesday, reaching the patients' toll to six, an official said.
Professor Dr Ameer Khan, Medical Specialist at MMC and in-charge of the Dengue Ward, told The Nation that a female identified as Nazia Haroon (30 years), resident of Sector R Sheikh Maltoon Town (SMT), Mardan, was suffering from the fever. She was brought to MMC for treatment and diagnosed with dengue postive.
Dr Ameer Khan said that she is in serous condition and in stage 3 and his life is in danger. He said that other patient named Mazhar Hussain who belongs to Lahore (Punjab) and has a mobile factory in Mardan industrial state and living in Bahram Khan village located near Sheikh Maltoon Town (SMT) posh area. He said that he was admitted to n the ward but later on he left the hospital and gone to Lahore (Punjab).
Dr Ameer Khan said arrangements have been made at the MMC for giving medical treatment to dengue patients. He said that all the tests and treatment in the MMC is free of cost.
Meanwhile, the district administration has closed their eyes and no arrangements were made so far to control the situation.
Local administration has failed to spry insects kill medicines in the affected areas especially in the posh area of Sheikh Maltoon Town (SMT) where according to reports dengue mosquitoes are found.
Local administration has also failed to create awareness among people about dengue. People of the district are on the mercy of dengue mosquitoes due to which fear is created among the masses.
Meanwhile, three more dengue patients were brought to the Mayo Hospital on Tuesday, taking the number of confirmed cases in the province to 65. One of these patients belonged to Lahore while the others were brought from Sheikhupura and Pakpattan.