JAMMU: Thirteen more dengue cases were reported today in Jammu district, taking the number of people affected so far with this vector-borne disease in Jammu region to 129. According to official sources as on today, a total of 933 patients were tested for dengue out of which 129 cases were found to be positive and reports of 540 were found negative while result of 264 samples are still awaited.
“No death has been reported due to Dengue so far”, they added. Elaborating more, sources said that out of 129 Dengue cases, maximum 118 have been reported in Jammu district, two each in Samba, Kathua, Rajouri and Udhampur districts and one each in Poonch, Kishtwar and Doda districts.
They further revealed that out of these 129 dengue patients, 92 were adults (53 males and 39 females) and 37 were children (21 males and 16 females). “So far Dengue has not claimed any life in Jammu region and most of the patients affected with the disease have returned to their home after successful treatment in various hospitals”, they added.