187 more dengue case surface in Karachi

KARACHI: As many as 190 dengue fever cases have been detected across the Sindh province in a week, out of which 187 were reported from Karachi city.

As per weekly report issued by Dengue Prevention & Control Program Sindh, a total 2896 dengue fever cases were reported from Sindh province from 1st January to till time, out of which 2829 were detected from Karachi city alone. Eight people died from dengue fever in the city this year so far.

Report stated that 190 dengue fever cases was emerged across the province from 26 October to 1st November 2015, out of which 187 were reported from Karachi, two from Hyderabad and one from Mirpurkhas.

Out of total 2896 dengue fever reported cases, 2829 were reported from Karachi, 26 from Hyderabad, nine from Larkana, eight from Mirpurkhas, seven from Umerkot, four from Shaheed Benazirabad, three each Thatta, Sukkur & Ghotki, two from Sanghar, one each from Shikarpur and Jacobabad.