Weekly update: 31 dengues cases reported

Up to 154 dengue cases were detected across the province

Ppi September 26, 2018
Stock image of a mosquito. PHOTO: STOCK IMAGE

KARACHI: As many as 31 dengue fever cases were reported from Karachi in a week, taking the total number of reported cases in the city to 896 since January 1.

According to the weekly report issued by the Prevention and Control Program for Dengue in Sindh, at least 32 new dengue fever cases surfaced across the province. Out of these, 31 were from Karachi.

In September, a total 154 dengue positive cases were detected across the province, out of which 148 were from Karachi and six from other districts.

This year, a total 949 dengue cases surfaced in Sindh. out of these cases,  896 were reported from Karachi and 53 were reported from the rest of the province.

A death was also reported from dengue in Karachi this year.  

Published in The Express Tribune, September 26th, 2018.

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