Rawalpindi - Under the directives from Punjab government the Allied Hospitals have established individual counters for the patients diagnosed with dengue fever. The counters comprise of 165 beds, isolation wards with more than 200 doctors and a large number of paramedical staff including security guards.

Keeping in view the raise in toll of patients diagnosed with dengue fever the Punjab government had given directives to the hospitals to make separate arrangements for the patients suffering from dengue fever.

In this regard the Allied Hospitals have set up special counters for dengue patients at the OPDs and emergency wards.

The Allied Hospitals have admitted 38 dengue patients at their special dengue wards providing them immediate medical treatment.  Isolation wards have been launched at three teaching hospitals including isolation wards of 110 beds at Holy Family, 35 beds at Benazir Hospital and 20 beds at District Headquarters Hospital to cope with any emergency.