More dengue cases emerge in Karachi


KARACHI: At least 22 more dengue viral fever cases were reported from Karachi city in a week, increasing the patients toll to 723 in 2015.

As per data issued by Dengue Prevention and Control Program Sindh, 22 more dengue fever cases appeared in the city in 30th week and total number of such cases have reached 723 since 1st January 2015.

The report stated that a total of 749 dengue fever cases have been reported in Sindh province since January 2015, out of them 723 were detected in Karachi, while rest in other parts of Sindh. Three people died of dengue fever in Karachi this year.

Around 31 dengue fever cases were reported from Balochistan province so far, increasing the patients toll to 780 in 2015.