87 new dengue fever cases emerge in Karachi


KARACHI:As many as 87 more dengue fever cases were reported across Karachi city in the last 24 hours, taking the reported cases toll to 14,768 since 1st Jan 2019.

Spokesman for Prevention and Control Program for Dengue (PCPD) Sindh, while talking to PPI, confirmed that at least 97 more dengue fever cases surfaced throughout the Sindh province in a day, out of which 87 were in Karachi and 10 in other districts.

A total of 43 people have died across the Sindh province out of which 41 were from Karachi city and one each from Hyderabad and Ghotki, respectively.

In December, a total of 462 dengue positive cases emerged across the province out of which 422 were confirmed in Karachi and 40 in other districts.

In 2019, a total of 15,880 dengue cases were detected in Sindh province so far out of which, 14,768 happened in Karachi and 1112 in other districts.