At least 29 new dengue infected cases were confirmed across Punjab within 24 hours, raising number of dengue affected patients to 2349 during current year.

According to Punjab health department, as many as 29 new dengue affected patients were brought in the government run hospitals of the province. 18 patients from Lahore, 9 from Rawalpindi, one from Sheikhupura and one from Bhahwalpur were brought to hospitals.

The department said that during current year, so far at least 2349 people have been affected from dengue virus across the province. Free medical treatment and other facilities are being provided to the patients in the government hospitals.