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September 18, 2022 / News / By

Dengue outbreak: Assembly and PT sessions in Karachi schools suspended for one month

In view of the rapid increase in the number of dengue patients in Karachi, Commissioner Karachi has issued special Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all schools in the city.

The safety SOPs issued by Commissioner Karachi regarding dengue and malaria will be applicable to all public and private schools.

In this regard, in the notification issued by the Commissioner Karachi Office, it has been said that assembly and PT sessions in all schools should be suspended for one month.

The notification said that in view of the increase in dengue cases, all students should wear full-sleeved shirts, schools should ensure regular dengue and malaria sprays, do not allow water to accumulate on the school premises and maintain cleanliness.

The notification further asked that all schools conduct awareness sessions regarding malaria and dengue.

It was also directed that if any dengue larva is seen on the school premises, the local district administration should be contacted immediately for its destruction.

On the other hand, the number of dengue patients in Karachi is increasing rapidly as 2 more patients died of this infectious disease in the city during the last 24 hours.

After the death of 2 more people, the number of citizens who have died due to dengue in the city has increased to 11.

According to the data released by the Sindh Health Department, 6 people have died of dengue fever in Karachi’s eastern district, 3 in the central district, and one person has died of dengue fever in the southern and Malir districts.

According to the data, 324 dengue cases were reported in Karachi in the last 24 hours, while a total of 2,469 dengue cases have been reported so far this month.

In this regard, the Sindh Health Department has introduced an online dengue portal for private hospitals and laboratories.

In a statement, it was said that private institutions were not sending timely reports of dengue cases to the health department. In order to receive timely data, Vector Borne Diseases has created an online portal. Under the Dengue Regulation Act, 2013, all private institutions have an online portal. Will send the daily report.

The notification said that in view of the increase in dengue cases, all students should wear full-sleeved shirts, schools should ensure regular dengue and malaria sprays, do not allow water to accumulate on the school premises and maintain cleanliness.

The notification further asked that all schools conduct awareness sessions regarding malaria and dengue.

It was also directed that if any dengue larva is seen on the school premises, the local district administration should be contacted immediately for its destruction.

On the other hand, the number of dengue patients in Karachi is increasing rapidly as 2 more patients died of this infectious disease in the city during the last 24 hours.

After the death of 2 more people, the number of citizens who have died due to dengue in the city has increased to 11.

According to the data released by the Sindh Health Department, 6 people have died of dengue fever in Karachi’s eastern district, 3 in the central district, and one person has died of dengue fever in the southern and Malir districts.

According to the data, 324 dengue cases were reported in Karachi in the last 24 hours, while a total of 2,469 dengue cases have been reported so far this month.

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