ISLAMABAD- The number of dengue cases is continuously on the rise as the federal capital has reported 68 infections in the past 24 hours on Monday. According to District Health Officer (DHO) Islamabad, as many as 68 dengue cases were reported in the federal capital during the past 24 hours, taking the total number of infections to 1,991 in the current season. The DHO further stated that six patients have succumbed to the dengue virus during current year. No death was reported in the past 24 hours.