26 more dengue cases in Karachi

KARACHI: At least 26 more dengue viral fever cases have been reported from Karachi last week, taking the patients toll 351 in the city since 1st January 2016.

According to weekly report issued by Dengue Prevention and Control Program (DPCP), Sindh, as many as 26 new dengue fever cases detected from Karachi from 1st April to 07th April 2016.

A total 366 dengue fever cases had been reported in Sindh province since 1st January 2016, out of which 351 were detected from Karachi, five from Hyderabad, two from Sukkur, one each from Tando Mohammad Khan, Jamshoro, Mirpurkhas, Sanghar, Ghotki, Thatta, Shikarpur and Shaheed Benazirabad.

No death was reported from dengue fever this year so far.