LAHORE (Web Desk) – The Punjab area has seen a significant surge in conjunctivitis cases, with 15,105 new infections recorded in the previous 24 hours.
According to the Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department, 379,690 cases of eye infection were registered across 36 districts in Punjab.
In the last 24 hours, Lahore had 916 new cases of conjunctivitis, while Bahawalpur had 3,324, Multan had 1,217, Faisalabad had 1,827, and Rawalpindi had 242 new cases of eye flu.
According to the health authority, conjunctivitis usually clears up on its own within eight to 10 days.
It has been recommended that adequate eye hygiene be maintained, which includes regular cleaning with clean water, protection from direct sunshine, and shielding from dust and grime.
Individuals with eye infections should also keep their clothing and towels separate from those of others to avoid the possibility of transmission.