25 more dengue fever cases reported
08 September, 2013
KARACHI: Twenty-five more dengue viral fever cases were reported in Karachi on Saturday, increasing the patients' toll to 1,003 during 2013, said Sindh Dengue Surveillance Cell.
Dengue Surveillance Cell focal person Dr M Shakeel Aamir Mullick said that a total of 1,056 dengue fever cases have been reported in Sindh since January 2013, out of which 1,003 were reported in Karachi and 53 in rest of the province. He said 11 dengue patients expired in Karachi this year so far.
He said that 55 dengue patients were still admitted to different hospitals in Sindh and 25 new cases were reported in the city on September 7, while six cases were detected in Hyderabad.
He informed that 40 cases were detected in Hyderabad, two in Kambar, two in Sanghar, two in Shikarpur , two in Thatta , one in Larkana, one in Dadu, one in Khairpur, one in Naushero Feroz and one in Kashmore since January 2013. However, 13 patients were discharged from hospitals after treatment across the province.