Another dengue patient dies in Karachi


KARACHI: Another dengue patient died in Civil Hospital Karachi on Tuesday, raising the disease death toll to five in 2015.

Provincial Program Manger, Dengue Prevention & Control Program Sindh, Dr Masood Ahmed Solangi, said a 36-year-old man, Bilal Ahmed, son of Saeed Ahmed, a resident of Surjani Town of Karachi died of dengue fever in Civil Hospital Karachi during treatment.

He informed that a total of five patients had died of the dengue viral fever disease since 1st January 2015. At least 2258 dengue fever cases were reported from Sindh province since 1st January 2015 to date, out of which 2203 were detected from Karachi city.