Islamabad – Diarrhea has been reported in the capital territory in 2157 cases in the past 30 days. ARY News reported that NIH sources reported the outbreak to ARY News.
Details show that most Diarrhea cases were reported from rural Islamabad. According to NIH sources, 95% of the patients didn’t need to be admitted at the hospital.
According to sources from the National Institute of Health, there has not been any death due to Diarrhea. However, most cases were reported at Poly Clinic Islamabad.
Poly Clinic Hospital reported 991 cases in the past week. 324 of these were children. In the last week, 245 cases were reported to PIMS hospital.
In the current season, Islamabad also saw 21 cases of Cholera. Sources at the NIH said that Cholera and Diarrhea have not caused any deaths.
In Lahore, hundreds of Diarrhea and Typhoid patients were reported to the hospital earlier in May amid continued heatwave conditions.
Pakistan was under a heatwave that scorched parts of the country, with temperatures reaching nearly 50C. Officials warned of severe water shortages and health dangers.