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97 more dengue fever cases detected in Karachi


MN Report

Karachi: As many as 100 more dengue fever cases were detected in Sindh from Nov 16 to 22, 2015.

According to weekly report of provincial Dengue Prevention & Control Programme, of the total 100 new dengue cases, 97 were detected from Karachi, one from Hyderabad and two from Jamshoro.

Giving details of the dengue cases reported between Jan 1, 2015 and till to date, the report said that in all 3,289 dengue fever cases were reported from Sindh and they include 3,212 cases from Karachi alone. Besides, 10 people have died from the disease in the city during the current year.

Break-up  of the dengue fever cases reported, so far, during the current year is as follows:
3,212 (Karachi), 31 (Hyderabad), nine (Larkana), eight (Mirpurkhas), seven (Umerkot),  five (Jamshoro), four (Shaheed Benazirabad) while three each from Thatta, Sukkur and Ghotki, two from Sanghar and one each from  Shikarpur and Jaccobabad.

November 26, 2015

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