LAHORE: Punjab Chief Secretary Captain (retd) Zahid Saeed has said that September is very important for dengue breeding and all the departments should strictly follow the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) to control the disease. He stated this while addressing a meeting of Cabinet Committee on dengue at the Committee Room of Civil Secretariat on Wednesday.
He said that no gaps should be left unattended at provincial or district level to check the dengue. He further said that effective measures should be taken during the dengue season to overcome the disease.
The meeting was informed that during the current year, so far 116 confirmed dengue patients have been reported in Punjab, out of them 89 belonged to Punjab, 20 from other provinces and seven from Islamabad.