29 more dengue cases in Karachi


KARACHI: At least 29 more dengue viral fever cases were detected from Karachi city in a week, increasing the number of reported cases to 631 in 2015.

As per weekly report issued by Dengue Prevention and Control Program Sindh, as many as 29 more dengue fever reported from city in 27th week and total number of cases has reached 631 since 1st January 2015.

The report stated that a total 655 dengue fever cases have been reported in Sindh province since January 2015, out of them 631 were detected in Karachi, while the rest from other parts of Sindh. Three people have died from dengue fever in the city this year so far.

Twenty-six dengue fever cases were reported from Balochistan province so far, increasing the number of patients to 681 in 2015.