70 more confirmed with dengue virus in Swat

SWAT: As many as 70 new cases of dengue have been reported in Saidu Sharif Hospital while 65 patients of the virus have been discharged from the hospital in satisfactory health conditions, said spokesman of the Hospital, Wasil Khan here Tuesday.

He said that at present 233 dengue patients including 166 male, 64 women and 18 children are under treatment in Hospital among which 32 were stated to be precarious.

He said that a total of 28 patients of dengue included 7 women have been shifted to Intensive Care Unit of the Hospital, adding not a single fatality have been reported from dengue in hospital during last six days.

Meanwhile hospital sources said that nine paramedics and 12 nurses of the hospital were also been confirmed with dengue virus, majority of whom have been recovered.