186 more dengue cases in Karachi


KARACHI: As many as 187 more dengue viral fever cases were reported throughout the Sindh province, out of them 186 from Karachi in a week.

As per weekly data issued by Dengue Prevention & Control Program Sindh at least 187 dengue viral cases were reported across the Sindh province in a week out of which 186 emerged from Karachi alone, while one from Hyderabad.

A total 2258 dengue fever cases were reported from Sindh province from 1st January 2015 to till time, out of which 2203 were detected from Karachi city. Four people were also died from dengue fever and all deaths reported from Karachi.

Report further stated that, out of total 2258 dengue fever reported cases, 2203 were reported from Karachi, 19 from Hyderabad, nine from Larakana, six from Mirpurkhas, five from Umer Kot, four from Shaheed Benazirabad, three each from Sukkur, Thatha & Ghoktki, one each from Sanghar, Shikarpur and Jaccobabad.