LAHORE: Gastric disease failed to be controlled up till now in Punjab, only within two days over more than a thousand people have been diagnosed by this disease, Aaj News reported.
According to the spokesperson of health department of Punjab, this epidemic of gastric disease is turning severe due to extreme hot weather. The numbers of victims have increased mainly in Hafizabad, Muzzafargard, Nankana Sahib, Chakwaal and Okara including other areas.
Only within two days over 1348 people got affected in Punjab although since 1st June around 37,282 people have been diagnosed with gastro. Most of the affected ones are between the age group of 2 to 12 years whereas 122 sufferers are under observation in hospitals and over 1,513 people have gone to their homes well treated and sound.