Saturday, February 4

Nine more dengue cases surface in Karachi

KARACHI: As many as nine more dengue fever cases were detected in the megacity, Karachi, in a week, taking the reported cases’ toll to 206 in the city since 1st January 2018.

As per weekly report issued by Prevention and Control Program for Dengue in Sindh, at least nine new dengue fever cases surfaced across the Karachi, while two from other districts of the province last week.

In March, a total 48 dengue cases have been reported throughout the province out of which 43 from Karachi and five from other districts.

A total 219 dengue cases have been reported throughout Sindh province out of them 206 in Karachi and 13 from rest of province.

No death was reported from dengue this year so far.