29 more dengue cases appear in city


As many as 29 more dengue viral fever cases were reported from various hospitals of Karachi in a week taking the death toll to 602 in 2015.

As per weekly report issued by the Dengue Prevention and Control Programme Sindh, at least 29 more dengue fever cases were reported from the city in a week and total number of cases in the city had reached 602 since January 1, 2015. Report stated that a total 623 dengue fever cases had been reported in Sindh province since January 2015, out of them 602 were detected in Karachi, while rest were reported  from other parts of Sindh. Three people, including a child, died of dengue fever in the city this year. Some 23 dengue fever cases were reported from Balochistan province so far increasing the patient toll 646 in 2015.