Chikungunya patients in Tharparkar exceed 2,500


THARPARKAR: Chikungunya patients have exceeded 2,500 in numbers as more were tested positive on Friday.

District Health Officer (DHO) Dr Shafique Memon said that the Chikungunya outbreak has spread to several villages of Islamkot in Tharparkar. He added that all out efforts were being put to overcome the disease and all resources were being utilised to treat the affectees.

Dr Memon also urged the people of the affected areas to adopt the precautionary measures issued by the health department to keep them safe from the disease.