Dengue fever kills two more in Karachi, Faisalabad

Nov 30, -0001
Staff Report

KARACHI: Dengue fever has claimed another two lives in Karachi and Faisalabad, SAMAA reported Monday.

According to reports, a 27-year-old patient succumbed to the deadly virus at Karachi’s Jinnah Hospital on Monday, bringing the dengue death toll 17.

Sindh’s Health Minister Dr. Saghir Ahmed has confirmed that 49 people have tested positive for dengue across Sindh.

During the last two months, 3,054 people were admitted to various hospitals across the country with dengue symptoms. Out of these, 213 patients are still under medical care.

Another patient also died after suffering from dengue in Faisalabad. This was the first dengue case in Faisalabad.

According to Health Department sources, a fumigation drive will be undertaken in the Dengue-hit affected area. SAMAA

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