Dengue becomes all season disease in Karachi, 121 more cases surface in week


KARACHI: Dengue fever has become a disease for all seasonsin Karachi due to negligence of concerned authorities, which is really a troublesome development for hapless Karachiites. Dengue cases are being reported even when the weather has already turned cold.

At least 125 more dengue fever cases have been reported across the Sindh province in a week, out of which 121 were detected from Karachi city.

As per weekly report issued by Dengue Prevention & Control Program Sindh, a total 3,414 dengue fever cases were reported from Sindh province from 1st January 2015 to till time, out of which 3,333 were detected from Karachi city. Ten people died from dengue fever in the city this year so far.

From 23 November to 29 November 2015, 125 dengue fever cases were emerged across the province, out of which 21 were reported from Karachi, three from Hyderabad and one from Badin.

Report further stated out of total 3,414 dengue fever reported cases, 3,333 were reported from Karachi, 34 from Hyderabad, nine from Larkana, eight from Mirpurkhas, seven from Umerkot, five from Jamshoro, four from Shaheed Benazirabad, three each Thatta, Sukkur & Ghotki, two from Sanghar, one each from Shikarpur, Badin and Jacobabad.